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Table 1 Background and trust in COVID-19 vaccine among first phase COVID-19 vaccination target population in Ghana, 2021

From: Trust and willingness towards COVID-19 vaccine uptake: a mixed-method study in Ghana, 2021

  Extent of trust in COVID-19 vaccine
Respondent characteristics No trust Moderate trust Very much Total
Age2 = 41.24; p < 0.000)   
 < 20–29 20.2 62.8 17.1 129
 30–39 13 50.7 36.2 138
 30–34 16.4 52.7 30.9 55
 50–59 2.5 40 57.5 40
 60+ 11.3 32.1 56.6 53
Sex2 = 2.37; p < 0.304)     
 Female 11.7 52 36.2 196
 Male 16.9 50.7 32.4 219
Level of education2 = 12.90; p < 0.045)   
 No formal edu 14.3 28.6 57.1 7
 Basic Education 30 26.7 43.3 30
 Sec/Voc 16.4 53.4 30.1 73
 Higher/Tertiary 12.5 53.8 33.8 305
Sector of employment2 = 14.75; p < 0.005)    
 Informal Worker 28.4 40.5 31.1 74
 Formal Worker 11.4 54.1 34.5 316
 Unemployed/Student 12 48 40 25
Vaccine deployment group of respondents2 = 34.47; p < 0.001)   
 60 years & above 20 70 10 20
 Essential worker 20.3 46.9 32.8 177
 Frontline executive/security personnel 9.4 71.9 18.8 32
 Health workers 4.2 50.4 45.4 119
 People with underlying conditons 12.5 37.5 50 8
 Religious leader 42.9 42.9 14.3 7
 Teacher 15.4 51.9 32.7 52
Total 14.5 51.3 34.2 415