Table 1

Acceptance rate of H1N1 vaccination according to gender, school of study and perceptions

Variables

Respondents in survey

(n = 802)

Vaccinated

(n = 102)

Intending to get vaccinated

(n = 105)

Deny vaccination

(n = 595)

P- value

n (%)

n (%)

n (%)

n (%)


GENDER

Male

506 (63)

37 (36.2)

85 (80.9)

384 (64.5)

X2 = 46.42

Female

296 (36.9)

65 (63.7)

20 (19)

211 (35.4)

P < 0.0001

SCHOOL OF STUDY

Bio-Sciences & Biotechnology

426 (53)

68 (66.6)

65 (61.9)

293 (49.2)

X2 = 14.36

Others

376 (46.8)

34 (33.3)

40 (38)

302 (50.7)

P < 0.0008

PERCEPTIONS ABOUT H1N1 VACCINE

Effective

500 (62.3)

78 (76.4)

65 (61.9)

357 (60)

X2 = 73.61

Low effective

125 (15.5)

10 (9.8)

20 (19)

95 (15.9)

P < 0.0001

In effective

25 (3.1)

2 (1.9)

15 (14.2)

8 (1.3)

Don't know

152 (18.9)

12 (11.7)

5 (4.7)

135 (22.6)

ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT

Effective

450 (56.1)

58 (56.8)

25 (23.8)

367 (61.6)

X2 = 115

Low effective

150 (18.7)

10 (9.8)

35 (33.3)

105 (17.6)

P < 0.0001

In effective

155 (19.2)

12 (11.7)

32 (30.4)

111 (18.6)

Don't know

47 (5.8)

22 (21.5)

13 (12.3)

12 (2.0)

WEARING FACE MASK

Effective

600 (62.3)

68 (66.6)

88 (83.8)

444 (74.6)

X2 = 197.5

Low effective

170 (15.5)

5 (4.9)

15 (14.2)

150 (25.2)

P < 0.0001

In effective

12 (3.1)

11 (10.7)

1 (0.1)

0 (0)

Don't know

20 (18.9)

18 (17.6)

1 (0.1)

1 (0.1)

HAND WASHING

Effective

340 (42.3)

12 (11.7)

50 (47.6)

278 (46.7)

X2 = 297.5

Low effective

250 (31.1)

15 (14.7)

8 (7.6)

227 (38)

P < 0.0001

In effective

100 (12.4)

11 (10.7)

20 (19)

69 (11.5)

Don't know

112 (13.9)

64 (62.7)

27 (25.7)

21 (3.5)

QUARANTINE

Effective

200 (24.9)

77 (75.4)

28 (26.6)

95 (15.9)

X2 = 244.2

Low effective

200 (24.9)

5 (4.9)

27 (25.7)

168 (28.2)

P < 0.0001

In effective

200 (24.9)

1 (0.9)

35 (33.3)

164 (27.5)

Don't know

202 (25.1)

19 (18.6)

15 (14.2)

168 (28.2)


Suresh et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:205   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-205

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