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Table 10 Adjusted odds ratios of vaccine hesitancy, community members only

From: COVID-19 vaccination in the Gaza Strip: a cross-sectional study of vaccine coverage, hesitancy, and associated risk factors among community members and healthcare workers

Characteristic OR (95% CI)a p value
Sex   0.004
 Female  
 Male 0.58 (0.40 to 0.84)  
Age   0.005
 18–39  
 40+ 0.47 (0.28 to 0.80)  
Highest education level   < 0.001
 Primary or none  
 Secondary or College/Vocational 0.45 (0.22 to 0.93)  
 University 0.32 (0.25 to 0.42)  
Have enough information about COVID-19 vaccine   0.11
 Yes  
 No or don't know 1.39 (0.93 to 2.07)  
Common source of information about health and vaccines   
 Health care providers (ref: no) 1.01 (0.74 to 1.39) 0.93
 Family (ref: no) 1.29 (1.00 to 1.67) 0.051
 Social media (ref: no) 0.81 (0.60 to 1.10) 0.18
Trusted source of information: Health care providers 0.58 (0.49 to 0.68) < 0.001
Think you can get seriously ill, hospitalized or die if you get COVID-19   0.005
 No  
 Don't know 1.08 (0.76 to 1.53)  
 Yes 0.62 (0.37 to 1.04)  
Consider COVID-19 vaccines safe   < 0.001
 No or don't know  
 Yes 0.03 (0.01 to 0.15)  
 Somewhat 0.21 (0.18 to 0.25)  
  1. Values in bold indicate statistically significant results at p value < 0.05
  2. aOR odds ratio, CI confidence interval