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Table 4 Knowledge and attitude 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

  COR (95% CI) P-value AOR7 (95% CI) P-value
I do not have enough information regarding COVID-19 vaccine .93 (.80–1.06) .27 .76 (.62-.93) .00**
I have concern with COVID-19 vaccine side effects 1.29 (1.07–1.53) .00** 1.31(1.0–1.7) .05*
I believe that the COVID-19 vaccine is not safe 1.42 (1.21 –1.67) .00** 1.23 (.95–1.5) .11
I think that the COVID-19 vaccine is not effective 1.64 (1.37–1.97) .00** 1.42 (1.1 -1.8) .01**
I think that COVID-19 is not any more dangerous 1.09 (.94–1.26) .26 1.13 (.9 -1.4) .29
I have fear of COVID-19 infection .81 (.70-.94) .00** .82 (.66 -1.0) .09
I am against vaccination in general 1.23 (1.03–1.47) .02* 1.1 (.84–1.5) .45
I have concerns on COVID-19 vaccine due to religious reasons 1.16 (1.0–1.34) .04* .99 (.7 -1.2) .93
I have concerns on COVID-19 vaccine due to cultural reasons 1.06 (.91–1.23) .48 .86 (.8 -1.1) .26
I believe I can prevent or treat COVID-19 with traditional remedies than the Covid-19 vaccine 1.32 (1.13–1.54) .00** 1.37 (1.0–1.7) .01**
In general, I am concerned about serious complications of the COVID-19 vaccine 1.07 (.91–1.25) .38 1.0 (.79–1.2) .99
The COVID-19 vaccines, in general, will be useful in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic .66 (.56—.79) .00** .67 (.52-.85) .00**
  1. *(p < 0.05), **(p < 0.01)