Table 2

Bivariate analysis correlates of getting a COVID-19 vaccine for participant characteristics

Willingness to take the vaccine (n=889)
CharacteristicYes
n (%)
No
n (%)
P value
Gender
 Female296 (58.3)212 (41.7)<0.001
 Male268 (70.3)113 (29.7)
Age groups (years)
 18–24219 (73.5)79 (26.5)<0.001
 25–34161 (61.0)103 (39.0)
 35–44106 (56.1)83 (43.9)
 >4578 (56.5)60 (43.5)
Geographical region
 Middle of West Bank139 (57.4)103 (42.6)
 North of West Bank83 (68.6)38 (31.4)<0.001
 South of West Bank270 (61.2)171 (38.8)
 Gaza Strip72 (84.7)13 (15.3)
Urban/rural settings
 City341 (64.8)185 (35.2)0.53
 Village184 (62.0)113 (38.0)
 Camp39 (59.1)27 (40.9)
Marital status
 Married280 (68.3)193 (33.6)0.005
 Not married284 (59.2)132 (40.8)
Educational level
 Diploma or less56 (57.7)41 (42.3)0.25
 Bachelor380 (65.3)202 (34.7)
 Higher education128 (61.0)82 (39.0)
Employment status
 Health professionals247 (64.8)134 (35.2)0.46
 Non-health professionals317 (62.4)191 (37.6)
Income
 Excellent45 (64.3)25 (35.7)
 Very good166 (63.6)95 (36.4)0.005
 Good272 (66.2)139 (33.8)
 Less than good36 (43.9)46 (56.1)
 Bad27 (75.0)9 (25.0)
 Very bad18 (62.1)11 (37.9)
Smoking status
 Cigarette only88 (65.7)46 (34.3)
 Shisha only87 (71.3)35 (28.7)
 Cigarette and shisha13 (61.9)8 (38.1)0.069
 Electronic cigarette6 (100.0)0 (0.0)
 Ex-smoker17 (73.9)6 (26.1)
 Never smoke353 (60.5)230 (39.5)
Having at least one underlying medical disease
 Yes92 (62.2)56 (37.8)0.72
 No472 (63.7)269 (36.3)
Personally reported with COVID-19
 Yes82 (65.1)44 (34.9)
 No381 (63.6)218 (36.4)0.82
 Do not know101 (61.6)63 (38.8)
Reported any family member(s) infected with COVID-19
 Yes540 (64.1)303 (35.9)
 No0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0.10
 Do not know24 (47.8)22 (52.2)
Had tested for COVID-19
 Yes242 (64.0)136 (36.0)0.76
 No322 (63.0)189 (37.0)