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Table 2 Classification of knowledge, perception, and motivation

From: Factors associated with pneumococcal vaccination in elderly people: a cross-sectional study among elderly club members in Miyakonojo City, Japan

  n (%)
Knowledge level (n = 208)  
 Knowledge about pneumonia
  High knowledge 92 (44.2)
  Moderate knowledge 39 (18.8)
  Low knowledge 77 (37.0)
 Knowledge about pneumococcal vaccine   
  High knowledge 50 (24.0)
  Moderate knowledge 42 (20.2)
  Low knowledge 116 (55.8)
Perception level (n = 208)
 Perceived susceptibility to pneumonia
  Higher perception 122 (58.7)
  Lower perception 86 (41.3)
 Perceived severity of pneumonia
  Higher perception 95 (45.7)
  Lower perception 113 (54.3)
 Perceived benefits of pneumococcal vaccine
  Higher perception 81 (38.9)
  Lower perception 127 (61.1)
 Perceived barriers to pneumococcal vaccine
  Higher perception 105 (50.5)
  Lower perception 103 (49.5)
Health motivation level (n = 206)
 Higher motivation 169 (82.0)
 Lower motivation 37 (18.0)