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Table 2 Sociodemographic factors associated with vaccine hesitancy of study 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

   COR5 (95% CI) P-value AOR6 (95% CI) P-value
Age 18–29     .57
30–39 .67 (.36–1.2) .185 .89 (.36 -2.2) .82
40–49 .73 (.26–2.0) .546 .87 (.19 -4.04) .86
50–59 4.7 (.54 -40.7) .160 5.9 (.29 -122) .25
60 and above .63 (.1 -3.8) .612 .08 (.00–10.1) .32
Gender Male     
Female .95 (.61 -1.47) .82 .74 (.39 -1.4) .36
Marital Status Single     .38
Married .89 (.56 -1.43) .65 .69 (.31 -1.5) .38
Divorced 2.97 (.59–15.0) .19 3.8 (.38 -37.2) .25
Widowed .99 (.06–16.0) .99 .09 (.0 -70.6) .48
Educational level No formal education     .68
Elementary school   .99   .99
High school .95 (.12–7.2) .96 2.47 (.01 – 603) .75
Diploma .79 (.12–5.1) .81 1.00 (.00 – 4) 1.0
Degree .62 (.10–3.7) .60 .95 (.00 -26) .98
Masters .18 (.02 -1.6) .13 .34 (.00–11) .71
Doctorate degree .67 (.08 -5.5) .71 1.57 (.00 – 4) .87
Religion Orthodox Christian     
Catholic Christian 1.22 (1.2-.26) .80 .46 (.04 -4.9) .52
Protestant Christian .65 (.65-.39) .09 .86 (.43 -1.7) .68
Muslim 1.07 (1.0-.58) .81 1.96 (.88 -4.3) .10
Others 1.95 (1.9 -.75) .17 2.16 (.56 -8.2) .26
Family members 0 (Living alone)     
1 3.1 (.9 -9.8) .05 3.54 (.78 -16) .10
2 .92 (.38 -2.1) .85 .51 (.15 -1.76) .29
3 .78 (.33 – 1.8) .58 .51 ( .14 -1.7) .29
4 .76 (.36–1.6) .48 .73 (.25 -2.1) .57
More than 4 .85 (.4 -1.6) .64 .66 (.25 -1.7) .39
Monthly income Less than 1000 ETB     
From 1000 to 5500 ETB 1.18 (.7 – 2.0) .52 2.17 (1.05–4.5) .04*
From 5500 to 6900 ETB .50 (.25—.99) .05 .52 (.19 -1.4) .19
6900 and above .99 (.49 -1.9) .99 1.94 (.67 -5.5) .22
Media exposure Exposed to 1 source     
Exposed to 2 sources .92 (.53–1.59) .76 .63 (.29–1.3) .23
Exposed to 3 sources 1.16 (.56 -2.43) .68 1.1 (.4 -2.9) .84
Exposed to 4 sources .51 (.26 – 1.02) .06 .26 (.09 -.69) .01**
  1. *(p < 0.05), **(p < 0.01)