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Table 1 Associations between demographic characteristics and willingness of respondents to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in Greece

From: Willingness of Greek general population to get a COVID-19 vaccine

   Willingness to be vaccinated against Coronavirus if a vaccine was to become available
  Total
(N = 1004)
n (%)
No/Don’t Know
(N = 425)
n (%)
Yes (N = 579)
n (%)
p-value OR (95% CI) a
Gender 0.104  
 Male 512 (51.0%) 204 (39.9%) 308 (60.1%)   1.00
 Female 492 (49.0%) 221 (44.9%) 271 (55.1%)   0.82 (0.63–1.05)
Age (years) 0.001  
 18–24 109 (10.9%) 49 (45.2%) 60 (54.8%)   1.00
 25–34 170 (16.9%) 88 (52.0%) 82 (48.0%)   0.76 (0.47–1.24)
 35–44 185 (18.4%) 96 (51.9%) 89 (48.1%)   0.76 (0.48–1.23)
 45–54 166 (16.5%) 80 (48.3%) 86 (51.7%)   0.88 (0.54–1.43)
 55–64 142 (14.1%) 63 (44.5%) 79 (55.5%)   1.03 (0.62–1.70)
 65+ 232 (23.1%) 48 (20.7%) 184 (79.3%)   3.16 (1.93–5.17)*
Age (years) 0.001  
 < 65 772 (76.9%) 377 (48.8%) 395 (51.2%)   1.00
 65+ 232 (23.1%) 48 (20.7%) 184 (79.3%)   3.65 (2.57–5.17)*
Residence 0.876  
 Athens 353 (35.2%) 144 (40.7%) 210 (59.3%)   1.00
 Thessaloniki 138 (13.7%) 60 (43.5%) 78 (56.5%)   0.89 (0.60–1.33)
 Urban area (>  10.000 inhabitants) 328 (32.6%) 141 (42.9%) 187 (57.1%)   0.91 (0.67–1.24)
 Semi-urban or Agricultural area 185 (18.4%) 81 (43.6%) 104 (56.4%)   0.89 (0.62–1.28)
Education Level b 0.082  
 Primary school 68 (6.8%) 20 (29.2%) 48 (70.8%)   1.00
 Middle school 335 (33.4%) 146 (43.6%) 189 (56.4%)   0.54 (0.30–0.94)*
 College and above 601 (59.8%) 259 (43.1%) 342 (56.9%)   0.54 (0.32–0.94)*
Marital Status 0.053  
 Single 268 (26.9%) 129 (48.0%) 140 (52.0%)   1.00
 Married/ Cohabitation 636 (63.8%) 257 (40.5%) 379 (59.5%)   1.36 (1.02–1.81)*
 Divorced/Widowed 93 (9.3%) 34 (36.0%) 60 (64.0%)   1.64 (1.01–2.67)*
Children 0.008  
 No 682 (68.4%) 269 (39.4%) 413 (60.6%)   1.00
 Yes 315 (31.6%) 152 (48.4%) 162 (51.6%)   0.69 (0.53–0.91)*
Do you personally belong to a vulnerable group? 0.001  
 No 648 (65.2%) 315 (48.6%) 333 (51.4%)   1.00
 Yes 346 (34.8%) 100 (28.8%) 246 (71.2%)   2.34 (1.78–3.09)*
Living with someone belonging to a vulnerable group? 0.010  
 No 585 (58.8%) 265 (45.3%) 320 (54.7%)   1.00
 Yes 410 (41.2%) 152 (37.1%) 258 (62.9%)   1.40 (1.08–1.84)*
Work before coronavirus outbreak 0.001  
 No 479 (48.0%) 161 (33.5%) 319 (66.5%)   1.00
 Yes 519 (52.0%) 259 (49.9%) 260 (50.1%)   0.51 (0.39–0.65)*
  1. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. * p < 0.05
  3. a Results from univariate logistic regression models
  4. b Primary school, a school for children between the ages of about five and eleven; Middle school, is the next step up from primary school (ages 12 to 18)