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Table 4 Participants” preferences regarding oral cholera vaccine expressed as number and percentage of respondents by vaccine dose

From: “It depends how one understands it:” a qualitative study on differential uptake of oral cholera vaccine in three compounds in Lusaka, Zambia

Characteristics 0 doses
n (%)
2 doses
n (%)
Total
N (%)
N = 113 N = 58 N = 171
Reasons to refuse oral cholera vaccine (Multiple responses allowed)
 No need 11 (10) 8 (14) 19 (11)
 OCV does not work 14 (12) 4 (7) 18 (11)
 Family/friend advised against 71 (63) 15 (26) 86 (50)
 I prefer injections 14 (12) 11 (19) 25 (15)
 Bad experience with vaccine 38 (34) 17 (29) 55 (32)
Preferred days to organize a campaign (Multiple responses allowed)
 Monday 5 (4) 15 (26) 20 (12)
 Tuesday 1 (1) 3 (5) 4 (2)
 Wednesday 3 (3) 3 (5) 6 (4)
 Thursday 0 (0) 15 (26) 15 (9)
 Friday 13 (12) 3 (5) 16 (9)
 Saturday 60 (53) 32 (55) 92 (54)
 Sunday 46 (41) 22 (38) 68 (40)
Prefer fixed or mobile campaign
 Fixed 26 (23) 9 (16) 35 (20)
 Mobile 78 (69) 33 (57) 111 (65)
Total 113 58 171