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Table 4 Correlation between vaccination intentions and participants’ characteristics

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

Characteristic variables When the vaccine becomes available to you, how likely is it that you will have one? Chi-Square value P-value
Unlikely Uncertain Likely
Age 18–24 (n = 3124) 851 (27.2%) 1154 (27.2%) 1119 (35.8%) 109.792 < 0.0001
25–44 (n = 2338) 829 (35.5%) (28.5%) 843 (36.1%)
45–65 (n = 1686) 591 (35.1%) 418 (24.8%) 677 (40.2%)
> (n = 383) 136 (35.5%) 96 (25.1%) 151 (39.4%)
sex Male (n = 3505) 989 (28.2%) 1005 (28.7%) 1511 (43.1%) 105.190 < 0.0001
Female (n = 4026) 1418 (35.2%) 1329 (33.0%) 1279 (31.8%)
marital status Single (n = 3984) 1162 (29.2%) 1395 (35.0%) 1427 (35.8%) 89.243 < 0.0001
Married (n = 2825) 1009 (35.7%) 710 (25.1%) 1106 (39.2%)
in relationship (n = 500) 154 (30.8%) 176 (35.2%) 170 (34.0%)
Widow (n = 222) 82 (36.9%) 53 (23.9%) 87 (39.2%)
Origin Eastern Syria (n = 365) 94 (25.8%) 104 (28.5%) 167 (45.8%) 41.834 < 0.0001
Northern Syria (n = 1272) 356 (28%) 380 (29.9%) 536 (42.1%)
Middle Syria (n = 4376) 1476 (33.7%) 1346 (30.8%) 1554 (35.5%)
Southern Syria (n = 353) 122 (34.6%) 107 (30.3%) 124 (35.1%)
Western Syria (n = 1165) 359 (30.8%) 397 (34.1%) 409 (35.1%)
Residency City (n = 5711) 1860 (32.6%) 1831 (32.1%) 2020 (35.4%) 29.372 < 0.0001
Countryside (n = 1820) 547 (30.1%) 503 (27.6%) 770 (42.3%)
Financial status Bad (n = 1268) 434 (34.2%) 315 (24.8%) 519 (40.9%) 32.017 < 0.0001
Middle (n = 3241) 1019 (31.4%) 1035 (31.9%) 1187 (36.6%)
Good (n = 2654) 844 (31.8%) 874 (33.0%) 933 (35.2%)
Excellent (n = 371) 110 (29.6%) 110 (29.6%) 151 (40.7%)
Employment Unemployed (n = 1635) 575 (35.2%) 439 (26.9%) 621 (38.0%) 99.068 < 0.0001
part-time (n = 1114) 405 (36.4%) 336 (30.2%) 373 (33.5%)
full- (n = 1688) 587 (34.8%) 445 (26.4%) 656 (38.9%)
Student (n = 2653) 715 (27.0%) 979 (36.9%) 959 (36.1%)
part-time + student (n = 290) 83 (28.6%) 91 (31.4%) 116 (40.0%)
full-time + student (n = 131) 38 (29.0%) 38 (29.0%) 55 (42.0%)
part-time + full-time (n = 20) 4 (20.0%) 6 (30.0%) 10 (50.0%)
Academic level no education (n = 324) 87 (26.9%) 66 (20.4%) 171 (52.8%) 189.934 < 0.0001
Elementary (n = 422) 101 (23.9%) 92 (21.8%) 229 (54.3%)
Secondary (n = 550) 204 (37.1%) 150 (27.3%) 196 (35.6%)
Highschool (n = 782) 301 (38.5%) 228 (29.2%) 253 (32.4%)
university student (n = 2906) 803 (27.6%) 1057 (36.4%) 1046 (36.0%)
university graduate (n = 1908) 719 (37.7%) 551 (28.9%) 638 (33.4%)
post-university study (n = 639) 192 (30.0%) 190 (29.7%) (40.2%)
Father’s educational level no education (n = 760) 209 (27.5%) 154 (20.3%) 397 (52.2%) 120.106 < 0.0001
primary education (n = 1971) 704 (35.7%) 615 (31.2%) 652 (33.1%)
secondary education (n = 1521) 523 (34.6%) 462 (30.6%) 527 (34.9%)
university degree (n = 2776) 822 (29.6%) 948 (34.1%) 1006 (36.2%)
post-uni (n = 512) 149 (29.1%) 155 (30.3%) 208 (40.6%)
Mother’s educational level no education (n = 1225) 355 (29.0%) 268 (21.9%) 602 (49.1%) 144.687 < 0.0001
primary education (n = 1834) 660 (36.0%) 567 (30.9%) 607 (33.1%)
secondary education (n = 1656) 579 (35.0%) 532 (32.1%) 545 (32.9%)
university degree (n = 2625) 763 (29.1%) 917 (34.9%) 945 (36.0%)
post-uni (191) 50 (26.2%) 50 (26.2%) 91 (47.6%)