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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression: predictors of parental vaccine hesitancy in study participants

From: Parental COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy for children with neurodevelopmental disorders: a cross-sectional survey

Variables Adjusted OR SE 95% CI p value
Children’s age group (in year)
 0–4 1.57 0.83 0.31 8.02 0.588
 5–10 0.61 0.82 0.12 3.04 0.550
 11–14 0.41 0.86 0.08 2.23 0.304
 15–< 18 References     
Parents’ age group (in year)
 18–25 Reference     
 26–30 1.25 0.62 0.37 4.18 0.722
 31–35 1.31 0.62 0.39 4.43 0.667
 36–40 0.97 0.64 0.28 3.40 0.959
 41–45 0.79 0.74 0.19 3.33 0.745
 ≥ 46 1.10 0.81 0.31 3.54 0.878
Current living location
 Central zone including Dhaka 7.25 0.45 2.98 17.67 < 0.001
 North zone 17.15 0.55 5.87 50.09 < 0.001
 South zone Reference     
Do you think the COVID-19 vaccine will be safe and effective for Bangladeshi children
 No 3.22 0.79 1.68 15.19 0.049
 Yes 0.04 0.39 0.02 0.09 < 0.001
 Skeptical Reference     
Have you taken or plan to take the COVID-19 vaccine
 No 12.14 0.18 8.48 17.36  < 0.001
 Yes Reference     
Were you or your family member(s) tested positive for COVID-19
 No 2.13 0.35 1.07 4.25 0.032
 Yes Reference     
Have you lost any of your family member(s) for COVID-19
 No 2.19 0.38 1.04 4.62 0.040
 Yes Reference     
Perceived likelihood of children or family members’ infection in the next year
 Very likely Reference     
 Somewhat likely 4.54 0.52 0.99 22.36 0.051
 Not likely 4.71 0.63 1.32 15.67 0.017
 Definitely not 4.99 0.79 1.81 13.78 0.002
Level of concern about children or family members’ infection in the next year
 Very concerned Reference     
 Concerned 0.69 0.58 0.22 2.16 0.527
 Slightly concerned 1.04 0.56 0.34 3.21 0.943
 Not concerned at all 2.34 0.65 1.65 8.37 0.043
  1. Bold faces are significant at a 5% significance level