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Table 3 Reasons for not to vaccinate

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

Items Responses n (%)
1. COVID-19 is not a serious disease. 46 (17.8)
2. COVID-19 is a conspiracy. 56 (21.71)
3. Vaccines have no role in disease prevention. 22 (8.53)
4. I would become infected due to vaccination. 23 (8.91)
5. I am worried about the side effects of vaccination. 83 (32.17)
6. I am naturally immune to COVID-19. 125 (48.44)
7. I am using protective measures against COVID-19. 103 (39.92)
8. I am afraid of needles. 23 (8.91)
9. I cannot afford the vaccine. 43 (16.67)
10. I am concerned if the vaccine is “halal”. 49 (18.99)
11. Vaccines are not properly stored in our country. 65 (25.19)
Under what conditions, would you like to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
 1. If Government officials make it compulsory. 124 (48.06)
 2. If my doctor recommends it. 99 (38.37)
 3. If my family or friends get vaccinated. 35 (13.56)
 4. If it became compulsory for my job. 50 (19.38)
 5. If there is a method other than injection. 22 (8.53)
 6. I will not take it anyway. 55 (21.32)