Student's attitude toward COVID-19 vaccine in health departments at King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia


Author(s): Mishari HM Alshyarba*, Basmah Mishari H Alshyarba, Waad Abdulwahab A Alalshaikh, Amani Alhazmi and Farah Aziz

Objective: This study aims to investigate Student’s attitude toward COVID-19 vaccine in health departments at King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia.

Methods: A cross-sectional, self-administered questionnaire-based survey. The study includes 258 health department students (male and female) in Abha, Khamis Mushait and Muhayil of Aseer region. Statistical analysis was performed using descriptive statistical analysis.

Results: The total 258 respondents participated in the research. The female respondents were 87% and male respondents were 13%. Mean of the acceptance ± S.D was 23.45 ± 4.5. 41.1% of the respondents accepted to take free vaccine while 41.5% responded to take vaccine even if it is not free, 17.4% totally rejected to take the vaccine (either free or not).

Conclusion: This study highlights that most of the participants of this study agreed to take COVID-19 vaccine. The rest of the respondents were reluctant to receive the vaccine. They need more health and media education about the vaccine benefits.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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