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Table 2 Willingness to take 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

  Willingness to take COVID-19 vaccine
  No Yes Not sure Total Total
Level of trust in COVID-19 vaccine2 = 175.93; p < 0.000)
 No trust 73.3 10 16.7 100 60
 Moderate trust 17.4 68.5 14.1 100 213
 Very much 1.4 97.9 0.7 100 142
 Total 20 70.1 9.9 100 415
Vaccine deployment group of respondents2 = 44.62; p < 0.000)    
 60 years & above 35 45 20 100 20
 Essential worker 26 60.5 13.6 100 177
 Frontline executive/security personnel 18.8 75 6.2 100 32
 Health workers 5.9 88.2 5.9 100 119
 People with underlying conditons 12.5 62.5 25 100 8
 Religious leader 57.1 42.9 0 100 7
 Teacher 23.1 73.1 3.8 100 52
Age of respondent2 = 27.77; p < 0.001)    
 < 20–29 31.8 57.4 10.9 100 129
 2. 30–39 21 68.1 10.9 100 138
 3. 30–34 12.7 78.2 9.1 100 55
 4. 50–59 2.5 87.5 10 100 40
 5. 60+ 9.4 84.9 5.7 100 53
Sex2 = 4.1; p < 0.128)      
 Female 15.8 73.5 10.7 100 196
 Male 23.7 67.1 9.1 100 219
Level of education2 = 9.37; p < 0.154)    
 No formal edu 14.3 71.4 14.3 100 7
 Basic Education 33.3 56.7 10 100 30
 Sec/Voc 28.8 61.6 9.6 100 73
 3. Higher/Tertiary 16.7 73.4 9.8 100 305
Sector of employment2 = 16.25; p < 0.003)     
 Informal Worker 33.8 52.7 13.5 100 74
 Formal Worker 16.1 75 8.9 100 316
 Unemployed/Student 28 60 12 100 25
Total 20 70.1 9.9 100 415