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Table 1 Demographic and health related characteristics of respondents by receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine (within the past 10 months)

From: Attitudes and barriers associated with seasonal influenza vaccination uptake among public health students; a cross-sectional study

  Received the vaccine
푛 (%)
Did not receive the vaccine
푛 (%)
푝 value*
Total 64 (43.0) 84 (57.0)
Age mean (SD) 22.69 (3.039) 22.10 (2.397) 0.189
Sex
 Male 5 (35.7) 9 (64.3) 0.381
 Female 59 (44.0) 75 (56.0)
Race/ethnicity
 White/Caucasian 7 (38.9) 11 (61.1) 0.199
 Black/African American 1 (10.0) 9 (90.0)
 Hispanic/Latino 38 (49.4) 39 (50.6)
 Asian/Pacific Islander 11 (45.8) 13 (54.2)
 Multiracial/Other 7 (38.9) 11 (61.1)
Campus residence
 On campus 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0) 0.366
 Off campus 60 (42.3) 82 (57.7)
Year of undergraduate study
 Freshman / Sophomore 10 (52.6) 9 (47.4) 0.292
 Junior 8 (30.8) 18 (69.2)
 Senior 46 (45.1) 56 (54.9)
Health insurance
 Yes, I have health insurance 52 (40.9) 75 (59.1) 0.174
 No, I do not have health insurance 11 (55.0) 9 (45.0)
The last time you went to a medical provider for treatment or a check-up
 In the past month 18 (54.5) 15 (45.5) < 0.001
 In the past 6 months 33 (61.1) 21 (38.9)
 Within the past 6 to 12 months 8 (27.6) 21 (72.4)
 More than 1 year / I do not remember the last time 5 (15.6) 27 (84.4)
  1. *푝 values were calculated using 푡-tests (age) and 휒2 tests (sex, race/ethnicity, campus residence, year of undergraduate study, health insurance, and the last time you went to a medical provider for treatment or a check-up.), with a significance level of 0.05