Table 4

Reasons for not wanting to be vaccinated—three most important reasons—frequencies (per cent)—unvaccinated persons only (n=129)

ReasonFirst rankSecond rankThird rank
I do not want to be treated with vaccinations whose long-term effects are unknown52 (40.3%)47 (36.4%)13 (10.1%)
I am afraid of side effects47 (36.4%)43 (33.3%)18 (13.9%)
I don’t think we need a vaccination12 (9.3%)10 (7.7%)30 (23.2%)
I have received many terrible informations7 (5.4%)20 (15.5%)47 (36%)
I principally don’t do what others do8 (6.2%)6 (4.6%)11 (8.5%)
I have had COVID-19 and am immune3 (2.3%)3 (2.3%)10 (7.7%)