ACCEPTANCE AND ATTITUDE TOWARD COVID-19 VACCINATION: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY FROM UDAIPUR DISTRICTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 03)
Publication Date: 2021-03-17
Authors : Sandeep Garg S.R. Gajendra Singh Sunil Kumar Tailor; Amar C. Yadav;
Page : 621-628
Keywords : Acceptance Attitude Covid-19 Vaccination;
The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to continue to impose enormous burdens of morbidity and mortality while severely disrupting societies and economies worldwide.A vaccine provides the best hope for a permanent solution to controlling the pandemic. However, to be effective, a vaccine must be accepted and used by a large majority of the population. Aim:The aim of this study was to understand the acceptence and attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccination. Methodology: The current study used a cross-sectional design based on an online questionnaire. 944 responses were selected by non-probability snowball sampling technique The samples were including public of Udaipur district residents during the rapid rise period of the Covid-19 outbreak.An online structured questionnaire was developed by using Google forms, with a consent form appended to it. Three point likert scale (Agree, Not sure, and Disagree) consist of total 16 statements were prepared to assess attitude towards COVID-19 vaccination. Frequency and percentage distribution was used to present the data. Results:Resultsindicated that overall acceptance of Covid-19 vaccine in that majority of participant (N=750, Percentage=80.5%) would accept Covid-19 vaccine, whereas 3.4% particepant(N=32) would not accept Covid-19 vaccine and remaining 16.1% participants (N=152)were neutral to get vaccine.In addition, Male particepants(N=580) were more likely to accept Covid-19vaccines compared tofemalesparticepant (N=180).Majority of the participants (N=660, Precentage=69.9%) were agreed that the covid-19 vaccine is safe to receive, 64.4% respondents (N=608) were agreed that Covid-19 Vaccine undergoes enough safety and efficacy trial. Conclusion:It is concluded that acceptence towards covid-19 vaccination is high. They beleived that vaccine is safe and they will recommended to their family members also.Government effort should be made to fast distribute Covid-19 Vaccination.
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