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Table 3 Willingness to accept COVID 19 vaccine

From: Knowledge, attitude and perception of West Africans towards COVID-19: a survey to inform public health intervention

Variables Yes
(75.1%)
No
(9.9%)
Undecided
14.6 (%)
p-value
Country of residence Nigeria 398 (84.7) 30 (6.4) 42 (8.9) 0.000
Ghana 170 (92.4) 6 (3.3) 8 (4.3)
Senegal 40 (54.1) 18 (24.3) 16 (21.6)
Other WAC 29 (74.4) 5 (12.8) 5 (12.8)
Gambia 67 (38.1) 36 (20.5) 73 (41.5)
Liberia 16 (57.1) 8 (28.6) 4 (14.3)
Outside WA 110 (84.6) 6 (4.6) 14 (10.8)
Gender Male 414 (75.8) 55 (10.0) 77 (14.1) 0.89
Female 414 (74.6) 59 (10.6) 82 (14.8)
Age group  ≤ 20 28 (66.7) 8 (19) 6 (14.3) 0.000
21—30 318 (69) 61 (13.2) 82 (17.8)
31—40 352 (81.5) 37 (8.6) 43 (10)
41 and above 115 (85.2) 5 (3.7) 15 (11.1)
Area description Urban 574 (83.1) 57 (8.2) 60 (8.7) 0.95
Rural 20 (80) 2 (8) 3 (12)
Suburban 163 (83.2) 18 (9.2) 15 (7.7)
Religious affiliation Christian 528 (93) 17 (3) 23 (4) 0.000*
Islam 92 (74.8) 17 (13.8) 11.4 (11.4)
Others 11 (91.7) - 1 (8.3)
Educational status Senior Secondary 57(62.6) 17(18.7) 17(18.7) 0.013
Tertiary 764 (76.4) 95 (9.5) 141 (14.1)
Vocational 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 0
Occupation Student 133 (71.9) 31 (16.8) 21 (11.4) 0.000*
Public/Private servant 553 (77.7) 60 (8.4) 99 (13.9)
Unemployed 31 (41.9) 16 (21.6) 27 (36.5)
Health Professionals 110 (87.3) 6 (4.8) 10 (7.9)
Marital Status Single 370 (74.4) 63 (12.7) 64 (12.9) 0.026
Married 424 (76.5) 48 (8.7) 82 (14.8)
Others 19 (100) - -
Total 828 (75.2) 114 (10.4) 159 (14.4)  
  1. WA West African, WAC West African Countries; Religion (Others): Traditional religion or no response; Marital status (Others): Divorced, widowed or separated