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Table 5 Correlation between vaccination intentions and risk perceptions regarding COVID-19

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

  When the vaccine becomes available to you, how likely is it that you will have one? Chi-Square test
Unlikelyn (%) Uncertainn (%) Likelyn (%) Chi-Square p.value
To what extent do you think coronavirus poses a risk to people in Syria? No risk at all (n = 314) 112 (35.7%) 50 (15.9%) 152 (48.4%) 399.056 < 0.0001
Minor risk (n = 1621) 766 (47.3%) 469 (28.9%) 386 (23.8%)
Major risk (n = 4640) 1175 (25.3%) 1458 (31.4%) 2007 (43.3%)
Do not know (n = 956) 354 (37.0%) 357 (37.3%) 245 (25.6%)
Total (n = 7531) 2407 (32%) 2334 (31%) 2790 (37%)   
To what extent do you think coronavirus poses a risk to you personally? No risk at all (n = 834) 386 (46.3%) 190 (22.8%) 258 (30.9%) 336.178 < 0.0001
Minor (n = 3224) (32.9%) 1143 (35.5%) 1020 (31.6%)
Major risk (n = 2218) 550 (24.8%) 540 (24.3%) 1128 (50.9%)
Do not know (n = 1255) 410 (32.7%) 461 (36.7%) 384 (30.6%)
Total (n = 7531) 2407 (32%) 2334 (31%) 2790 (37%)