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Table 3 Reasons for vaccine acceptance & refusal

From: Limits of the social-benefit motive among high-risk patients: a field experiment on influenza vaccination behaviour

Acceptance (n = 85)Refusal (n = 137)
Self-protection57 (67.1%)Self-confidence36 (26.3%)
Recommendation7 (8.2%)Current-conditions36 (26.3%)
Others’-protection*4 (4.7%)Vaccine mistrust21 (15.3%)
Being in risk group3 (3.5%)Inexperience19 (13.9%)
Other or no reason14 (16.5%)Other or no reason25 (18.3%)
  1. * Including “protection of self and others”
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