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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants (n = 3101)

From: Beliefs and barriers associated with COVID-19 vaccination among the general population in Saudi Arabia

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age
 18–29 390 12.6%
 30–39 781 25.2%
 40–59 1657 53.4%
 > 60 273 8.8%
Sex
 Men 1294 41.7%
 Women 1807 58.3%
Nationality
 Saudi 2783 89.7%
 Non-Saudi 318 10.3%
Educational level
 Primary 6 0.2%
 Elementary 24 0.8%
 Secondary 300 9.7%
 University 1983 63.9%
 Higher education 788 25.4%
Occupation
 Healthcare workers 411 13.3%
 Catering 19 0.6%
 Working with foreigners 68 2.2%
 Other jobs 1592 51.3%
 Unemployed (including retirees, students, and housewives) 1011 32.6%
Region
 Western 1928 62.2%
 Central 394 12.7%
 Eastern 377 12.2%
 Northern 101 3.3%
 Southern 301 9.7%
Do you have any chronic disease?
 Yes 786 25.3%
 No 2315 74.7%
Did you get the seasonal influenza vaccine before?
 Yes 1366 44.1%
 No 1411 45.5%
 Not sure 324 10.4%