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Table 1 Health professions student’s characteristics and knowledge about COVID-19 vaccines (N=911) (Line 225)

From: Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine acceptability among health professions students in Vietnam

Variables Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Age
 19 and less 230 25.7
 20 - 21 480 53.6
 22 and greater 186 20.8
Mean ± SD = 20.78 ± 1.92   
Gender
 Male 224 24.6
 Female 687 75.4
Majors
 Pharmacy 569 62.7
 Nursing 229 25.2
 Medical Laboratory Technology 43 4.7
 Physiotherapy 67 7.4
Nationality
 Vietnamese 862 94.6
 Cambodian 8 0.9
 Lao 41 4.5
Seasonal influenza shot in the last 6 months
 Yes 539 59.4
 No 368 40.6
Self-assessment of own health status
 Very good 190 20.9
 Good 268 29.4
 Normal 443 48.6
 Bad 7 0.8
 Very bad 3 0.3
Knowledge about COVID-19 vaccine Correct
N
%
1/Vaccine being currently applied in Vietnam (AstraZeneca) 757 83.1
2/ Category of Astrazeneca vaccine (Viral vector vaccine) 747 82
3/ Storage temperature for AstraZeneca vaccine (From 20 C to 80 C) 650 71.4
4/ Recommended dosage of AstraZeneca vaccine (2 doses with interval of 8 to 12 weeks) 390 42.8
5/ Rare and dangerous adverse effect of AstraZeneca vaccine (Blood clot) 326 36.5
Classification of knowledge
 Poor (overall score < 3) 251 27.6
 Good (overall score ≥ 3) 660 72.4