COVID-19 VACCINE HESITANCY AMONG THE POPULATION OF LAHORE
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Keywords

COVID-19
Hesitancy
Health belief model
Vaccine

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Mahmood, S., Sharif, F., Ahmad, A., Gilani, S., Mujahid, K., & Abid, M. (2021). COVID-19 VACCINE HESITANCY AMONG THE POPULATION OF LAHORE. Annals of Allied Health Sciences, 7(2), 47-51. Retrieved from http://aahs.kmu.edu.pk/index.php/aahs/article/view/146

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess hesitancy regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Material & Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted on the basis of health belief model. Data was collected from 201 anonymous participants such as healthcare workers, medical students, and members of the general population through online questionnaires.

Results: Majority of the participants (35.8%) had positive and marked intention to receive the vaccine, with 30.8% had probable intention and 20.9% had possible intention to receive the vaccine. The health belief model had two items about perceived benefits, specifically believe the vaccination which lessen the infection rate up to 86.6%, therefore the vaccination makes them less worried, 91% participants were able to go back to normal routinesĀ  soon after they get vaccinated and 89% had highest marked intention to take the vaccine of novel COVID19.

Conclusion: The findings determine the effects of health belief model constructs in comprehending COVID-19 inoculation.

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