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Age and beliefs about vaccines associated with COVID-19 vaccination among US Veterans

Wilson GM, Ray C, Kale I, Scherer A, Gordon HS, Weaver FM, Evans CT, Stroupe KT. Age and beliefs about vaccines associated with COVID-19 vaccination among US Veterans. Antimicrobial stewardship & healthcare epidemiology : ASHE. 2023 Oct 23; 3(1):DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/ash.2023.446.

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Abstract:

This project surveyed Veterans' COVID-19 vaccination beliefs and status. 1,080 (30.8%) Veterans responded. Factors associated with being unvaccinated, identified using binomial logistic regression, included negative feelings about vaccines (OR = 3.88, 95%CI = 1.52, 9.90) and logistical difficulties such as finding transportation (OR = 1.95, 95%CI = 1.01, 3.45). This highlights the need for education about and access to vaccination.





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