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Table 5 Potential factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine side effects

From: Perceptions and experiences of COVID-19 vaccines’ side effects among healthcare workers at an Egyptian University Hospital: a cross-sectional study

Variables Side effect of COVID-19 vaccines χ2 p
No side effects Side effect
n % n %
Age in years
 20 49 8.6 519 91.4 6.968 0.138
 30 18 8.4 196 91.6
 40 16 6.4 234 93.6
 50 25 12.8 171 87.2
 60 3 16.7 15 83.3
Sex
 Males 18 6.5 261 93.5 2.674 0.102
 Females 93 9.6 874 90.4
Job
 Physicians 51 8.8 530 91.2 4.372 0.224
 Nurses 46 8.2 516 91.8
 Technicians 11 15.7 59 84.3
 Others 3 9.1 30 90.9
Smoking
 Non-smokers 109 9.0 1101 91.0 FE 0.765
 Smokers 2 5.6 34 94.4
Doses
 One 39 10.6 330 98.4 1.782 0.182
 Two 72 8.2 805 91.8
Diabetes
 Negative 107 8.9 1101 91.1 FE 0.769
 Positive 4 10.5 34 89.5
Hypertension
 Negative 106 8.9 1086 91.1 FE 0.810
 Positive 5 9.3 49 90.7
Allergy
 Negative 109 9.0 1103 91.0 FE 0.762
 Positive 2 5.9 32 94.1
 Total 111 8.9 1135 91.1
  1. Fisher’s exact test