COVID-19 vaccination uptake among healthcare workers in Ghana: A comprehensive analysis of knowledge, attitude, perceived vaccine effectiveness, and health belief model constructs

Publication date: Dec 04, 2023

The novel Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) caused devastating effects globally, and healthcare workers were among the most affected by the pandemic. To mitigate this impact, healthcare workers were prioritized in COVID-19 vaccination globally and in Ghana. However, hesitancy by healthcare workers to receive the vaccination resulted in delayed control of the pandemic. In Ghana, vaccine acceptance rate among healthcare workers was estimated to be 39.3% in the pre-vaccine rollout period. Consequently, this study assessed uptake of COVID-19 vaccination and associated factors among healthcare workers in Ghana in the post-vaccine roll-out period. This was an analytical cross-sectional study that used a semi-structured questionnaire to collect data on COVID-19 vaccination uptake and influencing factors from randomly selected 256 healthcare workers in Ayawaso West Municipality, Ghana. Bivariable and Multivariable logistic regression was performed using IBM SPSS version 22 to identify predictors of vaccine uptake and a statistical significance was declared at p

Concepts Keywords
23299475doi Attitude
Coronavirus Comprehensive
December Covid
Devastating Effectiveness
Healthcare Factors
Ghana
Healthcare
Pandemic
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Preprint
Uptake
Vaccination
Vaccine
Version
Workers

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19
disease VO vaccination
disease VO vaccine effectiveness
disease VO vaccine
drug DRUGBANK Coenzyme M

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