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Table 2 Participants’ beliefs and risk perceptions regarding COVID-19

From: COVID-19 vaccination acceptance among Syrian population: a nationwide cross-sectional study

  Total (%),
n = 7531
Do you believe you have had coronavirus? No 4549 (60.4%)
yes with PCR 240 (3.2%)
Yes with symptoms 2742 (36.4%)
Do you personally know anyone (excluding yourself) who has had coronavirus and confirmed with PCR? No 2960 (39.3)
Yes 4571 (60.7)
To what extent do you think coronavirus poses a risk to people in Syria? No risk at all 314 (4.2%)
Minor risk 1621 (21.5%)
Major risk 4639 (61.6%)
Do not know 956 (12.7%)
To what extent do you think coronavirus poses a risk to you personally? No risk at all 834 (11.1%)
Minor risk 3224 (42.8%)
Major risk 2218 (29.5%)
Do not know 1255 (16.7%)