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Table 2 Attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccination Among Latino households in San Francisco Bay Area

From: Household and social characteristics associated with COVID-19 vaccine intent among Latino families in the San Francisco Bay Area

Cohort name Telomeres at birth (TAB) cohort
(n = 211)
Hispanic, eating and nutrition (HEN) & Latino, eating and diabetes (LEAD) cohorts (n = 108)
Vaccine history (including influenza and childhood vaccinations)^   
 Comfortable with vaccines for self^ 90.0% (189/210) 87.0% (94/108)
 Comfortable with vaccines for children^ 83.3% (175/210) 90.7% (98/108)
 Vaccines up-to-date for self^ 94.8% (199/210) 95.4% (103/108)
 Children vaccines up-to-date^ 94.3% (198/210) 97.2% (105/108)
COVID-19 vaccine plan   
 Wants COVID-19 vaccine for self or has already received vaccine 80.0% (168/210)
(20% refusal)
84.3% (91/108)
(16.7% refusal)
 Wants child to get COVID-19 vaccine or has already received it 66.7% (70/210)
(33.3% refusal)
74.1% (80/108)
(25.9% refusal)
 Does not want vaccine for self and/or child 35.2% (74/210) 27.8% (30/108)
Reason for COVID-19 vaccine nonintent   
 Vaccine not around long enough 61.9% (26/74) 26.7% (8/30)
 Can “survive without vaccine” 21.4% (9/74) 16.7% (5/30)
 Does not trust science 14.3% (6/74) 6.7% (2/30)
 Does not trust medicine 14.3% (6/74) 3.3% (1/30)
 Concern about side effects 35.7% (15/74) 23.3% (7/30)
COVID-19 vaccine side effects   
 Fear side effects of COVID-19 vaccine for self (1–10 scale)* 4.4 ± 3.2 5.1 ± 3.4
 Fear side effects of COVID-19 vaccine for children (1–10 scale)* 5.5 ± 3.2 6.0 ± 3.45
COVID-19 vaccine influence (self-reported influences/influencers)   
 Family 31.0% (65/210) 24.1% (26/108)
 Friends 26.7% (56/210) 36.1% (39/108)
 Co-workers 21.0% (44/210) 20.4% (22/108)
 Social media 15.2% (32/210) 29.6% (32/108)
 News media 45.2% (95/210) 41.7% (45/108)
  1. *Higher scores are associated with more fears about side effects