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Table 5 Degree of malaria vaccine acceptability by various characteristics (n = 2123)

From: Stakeholders’ opinions and questions regarding the anticipated malaria vaccine in Tanzania

Characteristics Total number of respondents Degree of acceptability (%) P value
Perfect acceptance Partial acceptance No acceptance
Overall 2123 84.2 11.9 3.9
 Age (years)
  <20 143 83.9 14.0 2.1 0.466
  20–34 1499 83.6 12.3 4.1
  >34 481 86.1 10.2 3.7
 Marital status
  Currently married 1793 84.5 11.4 4.1 0.149
  Ever married (currently divorced/widowed) 143 79.7 18.2 2.1
  Single 187 84.5 11.8 3.7
 Education
  Never been to school 412 87.4 10.2 2.5 0.136
  Primary 1473 83.9 12.0 4.1
  Secondary+ 238 80.3 14.3 5.5
 Parity (number of children)
  1 537 81.8 14.3 3.9 <0.169
  2 473 82.0 13.5 4.4
  3 376 85.6 10.1 4.3
  4+ 737 86.6 10.0 3.4
 Occupation
  Farmer/other 1495 86.1 10.5 3.4 <0.001
  Business (petty vender, tailoring etc) 355 81.1 14.7 4.2
  Housekeeper/no job 215 77.7 17.7 4.7
  Civil servant 58 77.6 10.3 12.1
 Religion
  Islam 868 79.7 13.5 6.8 <0.001
  Christian 1192 87.3 10.8 1.9
  Other 63 87.3 11.1 1.6
 Tribe
  Kurya 313 87.5 10.9 1.6 <0.001
  Makonde 272 79.8 16.5 3.7
  Hangaza 206 93.7 4.9 1.5
  Zigua 204 90.2 6.4 3.4
  Zaramo 140 76.4 10.0 13.6
  Ndali 129 90.7 8.5 0.8
  Sukuma 120 80.8 15.8 3.3
  Othersa 739 80.9 14.5 4.6
 Region (district)
  Arusha (Ngorongoro) 280 80.0 16.8 3.2 <0.001
  Kagera (Ngara) 331 93.4 5.1 1.5
  Lindi (Lindi rural) 183 78.1 16.4 5.5
  Mara (Serengeti) 286 86.7 11.2 2.1
  Mbeya (Ileje) 188 90.4 9.0 0.5
  Mtwara (Newala) 193 79.8 16.1 4.2
  Mwanza (Ilemela) 235 81.3 16.2 2.6
  Pwani (Kisarawe) 190 72.1 15.8 12.1
  Tanga (Handeni) 237 89.0 4.6 6.3
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