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Table 2 Vaccination concerns and vaccine confidence; n = 213 unless otherwise specified

From: Willingness to accept COVID-19 vaccination among people living with HIV in a high HIV prevalence community

  n, (%)
Concerns regarding future COVID-19 vaccine
 No concerns 79 (37)
 Fear of side effects 42 (20)
 Fear of getting associated COVID-19 illness 32 (15)
 Want to wait until vaccine is tested by others 25 (12)
 Worried about the origins of the vaccine 13 (6)
 Cost of vaccine will be high 8 (4)
 Expect long vaccination site wait time/queues 8 (4)
 Do not think the vaccine will be effective 3 (1)
 Vaccine is unnecessary because COVID-19 symptoms are mostly mild 1 (0.5)
 Vaccine is unnecessary because biological (natural) immunity is better 1 (0.5)
 Expect long distance to vaccination site 1 (0.5)
 Other 9 (4)
Vaccinated against influenza in last influenza season
 Yes 32 (15)
 No 178 (84)
 Unsure 3 (1)
 Refused 0
Vaccine confidence measuresa
Vaccines are important for children to have, n = 211
 Strongly disagree 1 (0.5)
 Neither agree nor disagree or unsure 3 (1)
 Slightly agree 4 (2)
 Strongly agree 203 (96)
Overall, I think vaccines are safe, n = 211
 Strongly disagree 1 (0.5)
 Disagree 1 (0.5)
 Neither agree nor disagree or unsure 21 (10)
 Slightly agree 25 (12)
 Strongly agree 163 (77)
Overall, I think vaccines are effective, n = 210
 Strongly disagree 1 (0.5)
 Disagree 1 (0.5)
 Neither agree nor disagree or unsure 17 (8)
 Slightly agree 26 (12)
 Strongly agree 165 (79)
Vaccines are compatible with my religious beliefs, n = 200
 Strongly disagree 8 (4)
 Neither agree nor disagree or unsure 6 (3)
 Slightly agree 6 (3)
 Strongly agree 180 (90)
  1. aAdapted from Larson et al. 2016