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Table 1 Demographics and COVID-19 related Characteristics of the Study Population

From: Population preferences and attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination: a cross-sectional study from Pakistan

Variable Frequency (n) Percentages (%)
Age
  < 20 348 39.4
 21–30 435 49.3
 31–40 55 6.2
 41–50 31 3.5
  > 51 14 1.6
Gender
 Female 392 44.4
 Male 491 55.6
Marital Status
 Married 165 18.7
 Unmarried 718 81.3
Residence
 Rural 175 19.8
 Urban 708 80.2
Education
 No formal education 21 2.4
  ≤ 10 years 45 5.1
 11–12 291 33.0
  ≥ 13 526 59.6
Employment
 Employed 236 26.7
 Non-Employed 647 73.3
Monthly Family Income
  < 25,000 175 19.8
 25,000–50,000 415 47.0
  > 50,000 293 32.2
Do you have any COVID-related Symptoms?
 Yes 77 8.7
 No 701 79.4
 Not sure 105 11.9
Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 by a health professional?
 Yes 33 3.7
 No 850 96.3
Do you know any friend, family member, or colleague diagnosed with COVID-19?
 Yes 461 42.2
 No 422 47.8
Do you know any friend, family member, or colleague died due to COVID-19?
 No 647 73.3
 Yes 236 26.7
Do you have any chronic diseases? (Diabetes, Hypertension, Heart Disease, etc.)
 No 803 90.9
 Yes 80 9.1
Do you plan to get COVID-19 vaccination, if it is available?
 Yes 625 70.8
 No 258 29.2
Have you been vaccinated for the following in past?
 Hepatitis B 395 44.73
 Influenza 372 42.13
 Tetanus 505 57.19
 Rabies 95 10.76
Will you pay for the COVID-19 vaccine?
 Yes 442 70.72
 No 183 29.28
What maximum price will you pay for the COVID-19 vaccine?
 Free 80 12.8
 Up to Pkr 500 137 21.92
 Up to Pkr 1000 212 33.92
 Up to Pkr 5000 127 20.32
 Up to Pkr 10,000 35 5.6
 More than Pkr 10,000 34 5.44