Perceptions towards COVID-19 vaccine Percentage (%) N=357
Yes No Do not know
Vaccines allow life to return to normal 63.6 3.1 33.3
Preventive measures (social distancing, wearing a mask etc.) are safer than vaccination 36.1 51.0 12.9
Unknown side effects of vaccine 28.8 49.9 21.3
Everyone should be vaccinated 95.0 5.0 -
Phased manner of vaccination is the right approach 87.1 8.7 4.2
Vaccine introduction has made people careless 65.0 31.4 3.6
Vaccination is the most likely way to stop pandemic 56.6 14.0 29.4
Vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers (as perceived by HCWs) 19.6 55.2 25.2
Vaccine hesitancy among community members (as perceived by HCWs) 47.4 40.6 12.0