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Table 2 Participants’ influenza vaccination intention and sociodemographic characteristics

From: Influenza vaccination during the coronavirus pandemic: intention to vaccinate among the at-risk population in the Central Catalonia Health Region (VAGCOVID)

VARIABLE Yes No DK/NO Total p
Intention to have SIV 188 (43.3) 177 (40.8%) 69 (15.9%) 434 (100%)  
Gender   0.811
Male 79 (44.9%) 71 (40.3%) 26 (14.8%) 176 (40.6%)  
Female 109 (42.2%) 106 (41.1%) 43 (16.7%) 258 (59.4%)  
Other 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)  
Age      <0.001
Average 65 (12.8) 58 (12.2) 60 (13.7)   
Age by group
<60 42 (27.6%) 82 (53.9%) 28 (18.4%) 152 (35.0%)  
60-70 82 (45.1%) 73 (40.1%) 27 (14.8%) 100 (23.0%)  
>70 64 (64.0%) 22 (22.0%) 14 (14.0%) 182 (41.9%)  
Origin      0.245
Spanish national 171 (42.2%) 168 (41.5%) 66 (16.3%) 405 (93.3%)  
Foreigner 17 (58.6%) 9 (31.0%) 3 (10.3%) 29 (6.7%)  
Education level      0.016*
No studies 12 (63.2%) 3 (15.8%) 4 (21.1%) 19 (4.4%)  
Primary level 98 (47.6%) 72 (35.0%) 36 (17.5%) 206 (47.5%)  
Secondary level 42 (33.6%) 63 (50.4%) 20 (16.0%) 125 (28.8%)  
Higher education 35 (42.2%) 39 (47.0%) 9 (10.8%) 83 (19.1%)  
DK/NO 1 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (0.2%)  
Marital status      0.697
Single 14 (36.8%) 18 (47.4%) 6 (15.8%) 38 (8.8%)  
Married/living with a partner 132 (43.0%) 124 (40.4%) 51 (16.6%) 307 (70.7%)  
Separated/divorced 15 (40.5%) 18 (48.6%) 4 (10.8%) 37 (8.5%)  
Widow(er) 27 (51.9%) 17 (32.7%) 8 (15.4%) 52 (12.0%)  
Employment status      <0.001*
Member of a cooperative 2 (66.7%) 1 (33.3%) 0 (0%) 3 (0.7%)  
Employer with employees 3 (30.0%) 5 (50.0%) 2 (20.0%) 10 (2.3%)  
Self-employed or employer with no employees 5 (26.3%) 12 (63.2%) 2 (10.5%) 19 (4.4%)  
Working for the family company/business 1 (20.0%) 4 (80.0%) 0 (0%) 5 (1.2%)  
Public sector employee 8 (25.0%) 14 (43.8%) 10 (31.2%) 32 (7.4%)  
Private sector employee 29 (35.5%) 52 (59.1%) 7 (7.95%) 88 (20.3%)  
Unemployed 11 (35.5%) 12 (38.7%) 8 (25.8%) 31 (7.1%)  
On furlough 1 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (0.2%)  
Retired 117 (53.9%) 67 (30,9%) 33 (15.2%) 217 (50.0%)  
Other 11 (39.3%) 10 (35.7%) 7 (25.0%) 28 (6.5%)  
Dependents      0.005
Children (under 14 years of age) 15 (27.8%) 29 (53.7%) 10 (18.5%) 54 (12.4%)  
Person with physical and/or mental disability > 60 years old 19 (37.3%) 17 (33.3%) 15 (29.4%) 51 (11.8%)  
None 154 (46.8%) 131 (39.8%) 44 (13.4%) 329 (75.8%)