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A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination

Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar.

Abstract
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a global pandemic that is highly contagious and has led to
increased morbidity and mortality. It is a respiratory tract infection that is caused by a novel
coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). The virus has now affected virtually every country across the world and
the number of deaths continues to rapidly increase. Vaccines contain only a part of the same diseasecausing
agent that has been killed or made inactive to cause sickness. Most viral diseases have no cure
including the COVID-19 disease and because there is no scientifically proven cure for COVID-19,
have led to the critical search for a means to salvage the world from this scourge. The result was a
vaccine against the disease with the belief that vaccination has saved millions of lives
globally.Methods:The aim of this experimental study was to assess the willingness and hesitancy
regarding COVID- 19 vaccination among people. The study was a cross-sectional survey using a selfadministered
questionnaire among the people. The sample of the study consisted of 500 participants
from selected area.The questionnaire was made up of segments that include demographics
information, knowledge of the COVID-19 vaccine, its acceptance or hesitancy. Result: The majority
of that is 304(60.8%) of participants hesitant regarding COVID- 19 vaccination and 321(64.2%) are
moderate level of willingness regarding vaccination. Some of demographical variable find association
between the with hesitancy like gender, education ,occupation, Residencem,covid infection,
suffering or having any Disease, vaccinated against COVID-19, which one and would you still want
this vaccine for yourself.Some of demographical variable find association between the with
willingness like Age, Education, Occupation, Type of Family, Residence, you infected COVID-19
infection, vaccinated against COVID-19, which one and would you still want this vaccine for
yourself.Conclusion: The study shows that most off participants have a COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
and willingness for various reasons. The study recommends effective education, training, and public
enlightenment to change the narrative.

Key words: Willingness, Hesitancy, COVID- 19 , COVID- 19 Vaccination, willingness for COVID-19 vaccination, hesitancy for COVID- 19 vaccination


 
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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2021; 12(4): 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54


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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. http://www.jcdronline.org/?mno=94981 [Access: July 26, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54


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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. 2021; 12(4): 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res.. (2021), [cited July 26, 2021]; 12(4): 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



Harvard Style

Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar (2021) A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. J Cardiovasc. Dis. Res., 12 (4), 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. 2021. A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 12 (4), 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



Chicago Style

Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. "A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 12 (2021), 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar. "A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination." Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 12.4 (2021), 486-494. Print. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54



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Arti, Suresh Sharma, Shivcharan Singh Gandhar (2021) A cross sectional study to assess the willingness and hesitancy regarding COVID- 19 vaccination. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 12 (4), 486-494. doi:10.31838/jcdr.2021.12.04.54





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