There are widespread policy concerns that uptake of vaccination may be sub-optimal which could undermine potential control of the pandemic.
Reduced uptake in specific population subgroups could result in disproportionate adverse impacts by propagating ongoing chains of transmission, as well as potentially exacerbating health inequalities.
While considerable research has investigated willingness to vaccinate before the COVID-19 pandemic, robust quantitative data are limited to inform the response to this pandemic.
Cross-cohort analysis can allow interrogation of which population subgroups express the least willingness to take up a vaccine and can allow replication of analyses to identify robust predictors.
Specific research question
How willing are different population subgroups to be vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 infection? What are the predictors of being unwilling to vaccinate?
Original content: https://web.www.healthdatagateway.org/paper/30535155589414576