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Table 4 Demographic characteristics by vaccine hesitancy status, 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 Vaccine hesitant (unweighted) Vaccine hesitant (weighted)
No, N = 604a Yes, N = 300a p valueb No (%) Yes (%) p valueb
Age    0.075    0.22
 18–39 339 (64.45%) 187 (35.55%)   63.15 36.85  
 40+ 265 (70.11%) 113 (29.89%)   69.63 30.37  
Sex    0.082    0.006
 Female 259 (63.79%) 147 (36.21%)   60.68 39.32  
 Male 345 (69.28%) 153 (30.72%)   69.90 30.10  
Highest education level    0.001    0.18
 Primary or none 40 (50.00%) 40 (50.00%)   46.80 53.20  
 Secondary or College/Vocational 227 (65.42%) 120 (34.58%)   63.26 36.74  
 University 337 (70.65%) 140 (29.35%)   71.58 28.42  
Governorate    0.060    
 Gaza City 199 (63.58%) 114 (36.42%)     
 Jabalia 124 (65.96%) 64 (34.04%)     
 Khanyunis 132 (76.30%) 41 (23.70%)     
 Nuseirat 87 (65.41%) 46 (34.59%)     
 Rafah 62 (63.92%) 35 (36.08%)     
Strata    0.14    
 Camp 211 (65.73%) 110 (34.27%)     
 Rural 119 (73.46%) 43 (26.54%)     
 Urban 274 (65.08%) 147 (34.92%)     
  1. Values in bold indicate statistically significant results at p value < 0.05
  2. an (%)
  3. bChi-squared test with Rao & Scott's second-order correction