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Table 4 Probit regression estimates of determinants of willingness to uptake COVID-19 vaccine

From: COVID-19 vaccine uptake among health care workers in Ghana: a case for targeted vaccine deployment campaigns in the global south

  Self Someone
Sex (Ref: male)
 Female −0.11** (0.04) −0.10** (0.04)
Age (Ref: 18–23)
 24–29 0.03 (0.12) 0.02 (0.11)
 30–35 −0.02 (0.12) −0.00 (0.12)
 36–41 −0.07 (0.14) 0.03 (0.13)
 42–47 −0.12 (0.18) −0.15 (0.18)
 48+  −0.30 (0.21) −0.35* (0.21)
Marital status (ref: divorced/widowed)
 Living together −0.29 (0.21) −0.33* (0.20)
 Married −0.10 (0.14) −0.04 (0.13)
 Never married −0.11 (0.15) −0.10 (0.14)
 Separated −0.08 (0.22) −0.25 (0.23)
Region (Ref: Ashanti)
 Ahafo 0.06 (0.24) 0.08 (0.22)
 Brong Ahafo 0.04 (0.15) 0.19 (0.13)
 Bono East −0.08 (0.15) 0.07 (0.14)
 Central 0.02 (0.10) 0.09 (0.10)
 Eastern 0.11 (0.10) 0.15 (0.10)
 Greater Accra 0.05 (0.09) 0.09 (0.09)
 Northern/North East 0.02 (0.12) 0.07 (0.11)
 Savannah −0.06 (0.24) −0.04 (0.24)
 Upper East 0.08 (0.12) 0.12 (0.12)
 Upper West −0.01 (0.15) 0.16 (0.13)
 Volta/Oti 0.00 (0.09) 0.09 (0.09)
Western/Western North 0.13 (0.10) 0.12 (0.10)
Religion (Ref: Christian)
 Moslem/Traditionalist/other 0.20*** (0.06) 0.17*** (0.06)
Education (Ref: certificate)
 Diploma −0.01 (0.05) 0.03 (0.05)
 Bachelors −0.01 (0.05) 0.03 (0.05)
 Masters/PhD/fellowship 0.16* (0.08) 0.19*** (0.07)
Professional category (Ref: student)
 Allied health −0.00 (0.09) 0.05 (0.09)
 Medical officer 0.07 (0.13) 0.09 (0.13)
 Midwife 0.01 (0.09) 0.01 (0.09)
 Nurse −0.03 (0.08) 0.02 (0.08)
 Pharmacist −0.10 (0.18) 0.10 (0.14)
 Physician assistant 0.08 (0.14) 0.14 (0.12)
Workplace (Ref: public)
 Private −0.17** (0.08) −0.12* (0.07)
 Mission 0.10* (0.06) 0.05 (0.05)
 Quasi/other −0.34*** (0.09) −0.31*** (0.10)
Experience (Ref: 1 year or less)
 2–5 years −0.07 (0.06) −0.08 (0.05)
 6–9 years −0.02 (0.06) −0.03 (0.06)
 10 years or more −0.00 (0.08) −0.02 (0.07)
COVID-19 treatment centre (Ref: No)
 Yes −0.01 (0.04) 0.01 (0.04)
 Observations 568 565
  1. Average Marginal Effects; standard errors in parentheses; * p < 0.1, ** p < 0.05, *** p < 0.01