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Table 2 Differences between the vaccinated group and the non-vaccinated group

From: Associations between media use and health information-seeking behavior on vaccinations in South Korea

Category Non-vaccinated group
(n = 859)
Vaccinated Group
(n = 508)
x2
(p-value)
Socio-demographic Characteristics Gender Male 68.6 31.4 20.074 (0.001)***
Female 56.9 43.1
Age 20-39 76.3 23.7 81.094 (0.001)***
30-39 55.2 44.8
40-49 63.9 36.1
50-59 73.9 26.1
60 or older 44.7 55.3
Annual Income Less than US$20,000 65.0 35.0 10.927 (0.027)*
US$20,000-40,000 65.1 34.9
US$40,000-60,000 64.0 36.0
US$60,000-80,000 60.5 39.5
US$80,000 or more 62.8 37.2
Education High school or less 68.8 31.2 15.176 (0.004)**
College 60.6 39.4
Post-graduate 60.1 39.9
Health Behavior & Diseases Drinking Alcohol No 59.4 40.6 22.970 (0.001)***
Yes 73.4 25.7
Smoking No 57.0 43.0 7.865 (0.005)**
Yes 65.1 34.9
Underlying disease No 68.1 31.9 43.742 (0.001)***
Yes 48.6 51.4
Media Use Television Watching 30 min or less 71.1 28.9 9.669 (0.046)*
30 min to 1 h 68.5 31.5
1 to 2 h 59.5 40.5
2 to 3 h 63.0 37.0
3 h or more 59.8 40.2
Radio Listening 30 min or less 66.5 33.5 22.867 (0.001)***
30 min to 1 h 52.9 47.1
1 to 2 h 59.8 40.2
2 to 3 h 47.1 52.9
3 h or more 49.0 51.0
Newspaper Reading 30 min or less 66.2 33.8 34.599 (0.001)***
30 min to 1 h 52.0 48.0
1 to 2 h 54.5 45.5
2 to 3 h 27.8 72.2
3 h or more 0.0 100.0
Smartphone Browsing 30 min or less 61.5 38.5 n.s.
30 min to 1 h 63.5 36.5
1 to 2 h 68.7 31.3
2 to 3 h 57.7 42.3
3 h or more 57.8 42.2
Computer Searching 30 min or less 61.5 38.5 n.s.
30 min to 1 h 57.5 42.5
1 to 2 h 65.7 34.3
2 to 3 h 65.3 34.7
3 h or more 66.7 37.2
Information Search Health Information
Seeking Behaviors
Very inactively 82.0 18.0 53.693 (0.001)***
Somewhat inactively 71.7 28.3
Average 66.5 33.5
Somewhat actively 52.3 47.7
Very actively 42.9 57.1
Types of Health-related Information Own diseases Never searched 72.9 27.1 40.676 (0.001)***
Searched 55.9 44.1
General health Never searched 70.6 29.4 14.453 (0.001)***
Searched 59.7 40.3
Hospitals and doctors Never searched 69.1 30.9 43.153 (0.001)***
Searched 51.1 48.9
Renounce smoking/drinking Never searched 66.8 33.2 7.690 (0.006)**
Searched 59.5 40.5
  1. n.s. not significant
  2. *: p < 0.05, **: p < 0.01, ***: p < 0.001