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Table 2 Overall themes and key findings extracted from the data, N = 212

From: What do young Australian women want (when talking to doctors about contraception)?

Theme Key findings
Women’s perspectives on the content of contraceptive discussions with doctors: what women want • Consistent and accurate advice about contraception
• More information about contraception options
• No discrimination based on young age of the woman
• Comprehensive information regarding the potential side-effects of the chosen method
• Specific consideration of contraception options and related issues for women with complex medical profiles (e.g. women with PCOS or endometriosis)
Women’s perspectives on the process of contraceptive discussions with doctors: what women experience • Difficulties speaking to their doctor about contraception, due to e.g. their young age and/or personal discomfort
• Perceptions of their doctor as unsupportive or even judgmental