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Table 5 Association between acceptance to receive COVID-19 vaccine with 70% efficacy and study characteristics

From: Knowledge, attitude, and acceptance of healthcare workers and the public regarding the COVID-19 vaccine: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total (%)
n = 15,087
Accept to receive COVID-19 vaccine Do not accept to receive COVID-19 vaccine p-value Odds Ratio 95% CI for Odds Ration P-value
Lower Upper
Population Characteristic 15,087 9143 (60.6%) 5944 (39.4%) 0.171     
 General population 11,120 (73.7%) 6768 (74%) 4352 (73.2%)   1.00 (ref)    0.14
 Medical students 1752 (11.6%) 1070 (11.7%) 682 (11.5%   1.03 0.88 1.19 0.71
 Physician 1394 (9.2%) 806 (8.8%) 588 (9.9%)   1.07 0.89 1.27 0.45
 Paramedic 821 (5.4%) 499 (5.5%) 322 (5.4%)   0.91 0.76 1.08 0.27
Age range (years)     0.060     
 18–30 8513 (56.4%) 5159 (56.4%) 3354 (56.4%)   1.00 (ref)    0.01*
 31–40 4353 (28.9%) 2678 (29.3%) 1675 (28.2%)   1.3 1.09 1.55 0.003*
 41–50 1546 (10.2%) 927 (10.1%) 619 (10.4%)   1.29 1.09 1.54 0.002*
> 50 675 (4.5%) 379 (4.1%) 296 (5%)   1.18 0.98 1.42 0.08*
Gender     0.349     
 Female 8860 (58.7%) 5397 (59%) 3463 (58.3%)   1.00 (ref)    
 Male 6227 (41.3% 3746 (41%) 2481 (41.7%)   1.04 0.97 1.12 0.23
Marital status     0.032*     
 Married 9036 (59.9%) 3730 (40.8%) 2321 (39%)   1.00 (ref)    
 Not married (Including widow and divorce status) 6051 (40.1%) 5413 (59.2%) 3623 (61%)   0.85 0.78 0.93 < 0.001**
Education level     0.337     
 Elementary 53 (0.4%) 30 (0.3%) 18 (0.3)   1.00 (ref)    0.32
 Middle school 326 (2.2%) 191 (2.1%) 122 (2.1%)   1.09 0.61 1.98 0.76
 High school 2643 (17.5%) 1585 (17.3%) 964 (16.2%)   1.03 0.81 1.29 0.83
 Post-secondary Studies 12,065 (80%) 7337 (80.2%) 4840 (81.4%)   1.09 0.99 1.2 0.06
Geographical region     < 0.001**     
 West 10,678 (70.8%) 6346 (69.4%) 4332 (72.9%)   1.00 (ref)    < 0.001**
 East 2025 (13.4%) 1280 (14%) 745 (12.5%)   0.86 0.78 0.96 0.009
 South 676 (4.5%) 438 (4.8%) 238 (40%)   1.01 0.88 1.15 0.85
 Center 1708 (11.3%) 1079 (11.8%) 629 (10.6%) 0.032* 1.07 0.89 1.29 0.45
Monthly Income
  < 1000 LYD 6085 (40.3%) 3768 (41.2%) 2317 (39%)   1.00 (ref)    0.19
 1000–2500 LYD 6514 (43.2%) 3900 (42.7%) 2614 (44%)   1.02 0.87 1.18 0.81
 2500–4000 LYD 1680 (11.1%) 984 (10.8%) 696 (11.7%)   0.95 0.82 1.11 0.56
  > 4000 LYD 808 (5.4%) 491 (5.4%) 317 (5.3%) 0.38 0.91 0.77 1.08 0.31
Have financial difficulties
 Yes 6714 (44.5%) 4095 (44.8%) 2619 (44.1%)   1.01 0.94 1.08 0.87
 No 8373 (55.5%) 5048 (55.2%) 3325 (55.9%) 0.28 1.00 (ref)    
Fixed monthly income
 Yes 8289 (54.9%) 4991 (54.6%) 3298 (55.5%)   1.03 0.96 1.11 0.41
 No 6798 (45.1%) 4125 (45.4%) 2646 (44.5%) < 0.001* 1.00 (ref)    
Currently Infected with COVID-19
 Yes 485 (3.2%) 339 (3.7%) 146 (2.5%)   0.65 0.53 0.79 < 0.001**
 No 14,602 (96.8%) 8804 (96.3%) 5798 (97.5%) 0.732 1.00 (ref)    
Previously infected with COVID-19
 Yes 2000 (13.3%) 1219 (13.3%) 781 (13.1%)   1.01 0.9 1.11 0.97
 No 13,087 (86.7%) 7924 (86.7%) 5163 (86.9%)   1.00 (ref)    
Have a family member or friend infected with COVID-19?     0.04*     
 Yes 8564 (56.8%) 5130 (56.1%) 3434 (57.8%)   1.09 1.02 1.18 0.01*
 No 6523 (43.2%) 4013 (43.9%) 2510 (42.2%)   1.00 (ref)    
Have a family member or friends died due to COVID-19?     0.024*     
 Yes 5189 (34.4%) 3209 (35.1%) 1980 (33.3%)   0.89 0.84 0.97 0.004*
 No 9898 (65.6%) 5934 (64.9%) 3964 (66.7%)   1.00 (ref)    
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05
  2. **Significant at P < 0.001