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Table 2 Responses to the questions by gender and ethnic group

From: A study of ethnic, gender and educational differences in attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccines in Israel – implications for vaccination implementation policies

  Jews
N (%)
Arabs
N (%)
Total
N (%)
PR (Reference Jews)
[95%CI]
p
Would you want the COVID-19 vaccine immediately
Males Yes 81 (27.3) 31 (23.1) 112 (26.0) 1.18 [0.82–1.69] 0.365
No 216 (72.7) 103 (76.9) 319 (74.0)
Females Yes 42 (13.6) 26 (12.0) 68 (12.9) 1.13 [0.72–1.79] 0.588
No 267 (86.4) 191 (88.0) 458 (87.1)
Would you refuse the COVID-19 vaccine completely
Males Yes 23 (7.7) 40 (29.9) 63 (14.6) 0.26 [0.16–0.42] < 0.0001
No 274 (92.3) 94 (70.1) 368 (85.4)
Females Yes 53 (17.2) 89 (41.0) 142 (27.0) 0.42 [0.31–0.56] < 0.0001
No 256 (82.8) 128 (59.0) 384 (73.0)
If the number of cases increased, would you want the COVID-19 vaccine immediately
Males Yes 81 (27.3) 31 (23.1) 112 (26.0) 1.18 [0.82–1.69] 0.365
No 216 (72.7) 103 (79.9) 319 (74.0)
Females Yes 41 (13.3) 24 (11.1) 65 (12.4) 1.20 [0.75–1.93] 0.449
No 268 (86.7) 193 (88.9) 461 (87.6)
Would you be prepared to take part in a COVID-19 vaccine trial at every stage?
Males Yes 56 (18.9) 22 (16.4) 78 (18.1) 1.15 [0.73–1.18] 0.543
No 241 (81.1) 112 (83.6) 353 (81.9)
Females Yes 23 (7.4) 13 (6.0) 36 (6.8) 1.24 [0.64–2.39] 0.516
No 286 (92.6) 204 (94.0) 490 (93.2)
Do you refuse to be vaccinated against influenza this year?
Males Yes 111 (37.4) 72 (53.7) 183 (42.5) 0.70 [0.56–0.86] 0.002
No 186 (62.6) 62 (46.3) 248 (57.5)
Females Yes 139 (45.0) 127 (58.5) 266 (50.6) 0.77 [0.65–0.91] 0.002
No 170 (55.0) 90 (41.5) 260 (49.4)
Do you believe that the pandemic is very dangerous to the public
Males Yes 247 (83.2) 77 (57.5) 324 (75.2) 1.44 [1.24–1.69] < 0.0001
No 50 (16.8) 57 (42.5) 107 (24.8)
Females Yes 269 (87.1) 143 (65.9) 412 (78.3) 1.32 [1.19–1.47] < 0.0001
No 40 (12.9) 74 (34.1) 114 (21.7)