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Willingness to Take the Booster Vaccine in a Nationally Representative Sample of Danes

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We estimate the willingness to take the booster dose in a representative sample of Danes. We estimate an overall willingness in the adult Danish population of about 87 percent and a willingness of about 95.5 percent among primary vaccine takers. Moreover, we show that these percent-ages are significantly lower among younger populations, as well as among groups who do not see COVID-19 as a threat to society, those who do not feel that they have the ability to follow recommendations (‘self-efficacy’), those who do not perceive the advice of the health authorities as effective against disease spread (‘response efficacy’), and those who feel that the costs of following recommendations are high (‘response cost’).

Original languageEnglish
Article number425
JournalVaccines
Volume10
Issue3
ISSN2076-393X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2022

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    Research areas

  • booster vaccine willingness, Nationally representative sample, Survey research

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