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Table 5 Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitance among respondents (N = 1411)

From: A survey on COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and concern among Malaysians

  Crude OR Adj. OR (95% CI OR) P valuea
Age (years)
 18–29     
 30–39 1.55 1.60 1.09, 2.36 .017
 40–49 1.79 1.99 1.31, 3.02 .001
 50–59 1.92 2.04 1.28, 3.23 .003
 60 and above 4.37 5.22 3.06, 8.90 <.001
Religion
 Islam 1.00 1.00   
 Christianity 0.99 1.08 0.73, 1.60 .700
 Buddhism 1.64 2.01 1.15, 3.53 .015
 Other 1.99 2.67 1.26, 5.64 .010
Current Residence
 Sarawak 1.00 1.00   
 Sabah & WP Labuan 1.91 2.22 1.35, 3.66 .002
 Northern Zone* 1.15 1.07 0.62, 1.83 .812
 Middle Zone* 0.86 0.82 0.55, 1.21 .308
 Southern Zone* 0.96 1.01 0.57, 1.77 .985
 East Coast Zone* 2.01 2.55 1.30, 5.01 .007
  1. Adj. OR Adjusted odds ratio
  2. *Northern Zone: Kedah, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Perlis
  3. *Middle Zone: Selangor, WP Kuala Lumpur, WP Putrajaya
  4. *Southern Zone: Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor
  5. *East Coast Zone: Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang