Reasons Linked with COVID-19 Vaccine Taking and Tentativeness Amid Medical Doctors in ATBUTH Bauchi Nigeria

2022 European Journal of Medicine  
Though COVID-19 has been in existence for more than three years, it remains a great public health problem worldwide, causing mortalities, economic and social problems even withing medical doctors. The current study aimed at discerning the main reason why some medical doctors at ATBUTH show reluctance in receiving the vaccine. A cross-sectional study was carried out using questionnaires administered to consenting medical doctors of ATBUTH. A total of 300 were administered, 117 were returned.
more » ... om sampling was employed in the selection of participants. Simple Percentages and Means were used to analyze the data. Findings showed 84.11 % of respondents were vaccinated while 15.88 % were not. 19.7 % were fully vaccinated, 57.3 % were partially vaccinated while 17 % were not vaccinated at all. For protection, to avoid travel restrictions, mandatory for work, fear of segregation, others were the reasons for being vaccinated while religious convictions, fear of segregation, conspiracy theories, dearth of information, absence of choice vaccine were the reasons given by respondents for hesitancy to be vaccinated.
doi:10.13187/ejm.2022.1.19 fatcat:57lix6t26jbk5nt3exbpz2itve