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Table 5 Comparison of psychological constructs (WHO VHS scale and TPB framework) by sex

From: Intention to receive a COVID-19 vaccine: results from a population-based survey in Canada

  Female Male
N = 4178 N = 605
WHO scale: Lack of Confidence in Vaccines
 Mean (SD) 1.3 (±0.6) 1.3 (±0.6)
 Missing 12 (0.3%) 2 (0.3%)
WHO scale: Vaccine Risks
 Mean (SD) 3.1 (±1.1) 2.7 (±1.1)
 Missing 15 (0.4%) 2 (0.3%)
Attitudes to COVID-19 Vaccine
 Mean (SD) 34.5 (±5.8) 35.4 (±5.7)
 Missing 403 (9.6%) 50 (8.3%)
Perceived Behavioural Control
 Mean (SD) 16.0 (±2.6) 16.2 (±2.6)
 Missing 314 (7.5%) 40 (6.6%)
Direct Social Norms
 Mean (SD) 14.7 (±3.3) 15.5 (±3.0)
 Missing 383 (9.2%) 48 (7.9%)
Indirect Social Norms: Family Doctor/PHCP
 Mean (SD) 5.9 (±3.6) 6.8 (±3.5)
 Missing 365 (8.7%) 42 (6.9%)
Indirect Social Norms: BC Provincial Health Officer
 Mean (SD) 6.6 (±3.6) 7.1 (±3.3)
 Missing 363 (8.7%) 43 (7.1%)
Indirect Social Norms: Coworkers
 Mean (SD) 4.3 (±3.5) 4.9 (±3.5)
 Missing 1461 (35.0%) 180 (29.8%)
Indirect Social Norms: Employer
 Mean (SD) 5.1 (±3.4) 5.5 (±3.2)
 Missing 1441 (34.5%) 180 (29.8%)
Indirect Social Norms: Educational Institution
 Mean (SD) 4.6 (±3.4) 5.5 (±3.4)
 Missing 2416 (57.8%) 323 (53.4%)
Indirect Social Norms: Friends
 Mean (SD) 4.0 (±3.3) 4.7 (±3.0)
 Missing 357 (8.5%) 44 (7.3%)
Indirect Social Norms: Family
 Mean (SD) 5.4 (±3.7) 6.3 (±3.5)
 Missing 334 (8.0%) 39 (6.4%)
Indirect Social Norms: Total
 Mean (SD) 22.1 (±11.9) 24.8 (±10.9)
 Missing 459 (11.0%) 56 (9.3%)