Student's attitude toward COVID-19 vaccine in health departments at King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
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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Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.
The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Department of Radiation Oncology
Asahi University Hospital
Gifu city, Gifu, Japan
Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb
Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE
Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)
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