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Table 3 Associations between attitudes & practices 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 available
  Total
(N = 1004)
n (%)
No/Don’t Know
(N = 425)
n (%)
Yes (N = 579)
n (%)
p-value OR (95% CI) a
Do you believe that the novel coronavirus was developed by humans in laboratories? 0.001  
 No 307 (30.6%) 74 (24.0%) 234 (76.0%)   1.00
 Yes 458 (45.6%) 255 (55.6%) 203 (44.4%)   0.25 (0.18–0.35)*
 Don’t Know 239 (23.8%) 96 (40.4%) 142 (59.6%)   0.47 (0.32–0.67)*
Coronavirus far more infectious compared to the flu virus H1N1 0.001  
 No 196 (20.6%) 117 (59.8%) 79 (40.2%)   1.00
 Yes 757 (79.4%) 283 (37.4%) 474 (62.6%)   2.50 (1.81–3.44)*
Coronavirus far more lethal compared to the flu virus H1N1 0.001  
 No 290 (31.0%) 170 (58.5%) 120 (41.5%)   1.00
 Yes 647 (69.0%) 220 (34.1%) 426 (65.9%)   2.73 (2.05–3.62)*
Do you think that the spread of the novel coronavirus will be mitigated when a large percentage of the population has become infected? 0.001  
 No 734 (80.0%) 244 (33.2%) 490 (66.8%)   1.00
 Yes 183 (20.0%) 118 (64.3%) 65 (35.7%)   0.28 (0.20–0.39)*
Very likely to have other waves of coronavirus outbreaks in our country 0.001  
 No 261 (27.1%) 133 (51.0%) 128 (49.0%)   1.00
 Yes 702 (72.9%) 271 (38.5%) 431 (61.5%)   1.66 (1.25–2.21)*
Where you in the process of social distancing before the government measures were applied? 0.065  
 No 573 (58.2%) 252 (44.0%) 321 (56.0%)   1.00
 Yes 412 (41.8%) 157 (38.1%) 255 (61.9%)   1.27 (0.98–1.65)
In average how many times do you wash your hands on a daily basis? 0.160  
 < 10 times 582 (58.7%) 256 (44.0%) 326 (56.0%)   1.00
 ≥ 10 times 410 (41.3%) 162 (39.5%) 248 (60.5%)   1.20 (0.93–1.55)
Did you do the seasonal flu vaccine this year? 0.001  
 No 665 (67.1%) 349 (52.4%) 317 (47.6%)   1.00
 Yes 327 (32.9%) 68 (20.7%) 259 (79.3%)   4.21 (3.09–5.73)*
  1. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. * p < 0.05
  3. a Results from univariate logistic regression models