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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants (n = 338)

From: Understanding determinants of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy; an emphasis on the role of religious affiliation and individual’s reliance on traditional remedy

   Vaccine hesitancy Total [338]
   No Yes
   N [169] N [169]
Age 18-29 125 (74) 133 (78.7) 258 (76.3)
30-39 31 (18.3) 22 (13.0) 53 (15.7)
40-49 9(5.3) 7 (4.1 16 (4.7)
50-59 1(0.6) 5 (3.0) 6 (1.8)
60 and above 3 (1.8) 2(1.2) 5 (1.5)
Gender Male 105 (62.1) 107 (63.3) 212 (62.7)
Female 64 (37.9) 62 (36.7) 126 (37.3)
Marital Status Single 114 (67.5) 115 (68.0) 229 (67.8)
Married 52 (30.8) 47 (27.8) 99 (29.3)
Divorced 2 (1.2) 6 (3.6) 8 (2.4)
Widowed 1 (0.6) 1(0.6) 2 (0.6)
Educational level No formal education 2 (1.2) 3 (1.8) 5 (1.5)
Elementary school 0 (0.0) 6(3.6) 6 (1.8)
High school 7 (4.1) 10(5.9) 17 (5.0)
Diploma 31 (18.3) 37(21.9) 68 (20.1)
Degree 112 (66.3) 104 (61.5) 216 (63.9)
Masters 11 (6.5) 3 (1.8) 14 (4.1)
Doctorate degree 6 (3.6) 6 (3.6) 12 (3.6)
Religion Orthodox Christian 63 (37.3) 69 (40.8) 132 (39.1)
Catholic Christian 3(1.8) 4 (2.4) 7 (2.1)
Protestant Christian 68(40.2) 48 (28.4) 116 (34.3)
Muslim 28(16.6) 33 (19.5) 61 (18.0)
Others 7 (4.1) 15 (8.9) 22 (6.5)
Family members 0 (Living alone) 23 (13.6) 25 (14.8) 48 (14.2)
1 5 (3.0) 17 (10.1) 22 (6.5)
2 18 (10.7) 18 (10.7) 36 (10.7)
3 20 (11.8) 17 (10.1) 37 (10.9)
4 35 (20.7) 29 (17.2) 64 (18.9)
More than 4 68 (40.2) 63 (37.3) 131 (38.8)
Monthly income Less than 1000 ETB 45 (26.6) 47 (27.8) 92 (27.2)
From 1000 to 5500 ETB 62 (36.7) 77 (45.6) 139 (41.1)
From 5500 to 6900 ETB 38 (22.5) 20 (11.8) 58 (17.2)
6900 and above 24 (14.2) 25 (14.8) 49 (14.5)