COVID-19 Aşısı Yaptırmayan Sağlıkçılar Ama Neden?

Amaç: Bu çalışmada 112 Acil Sağlık Hizmetleri çalışanları arasında aşı yaptırmama yüzdesini ve aşı yaptırmama nedenlerini belirlemek amaçlanmıştır. Gereç ve Yöntemler: Hesaplamalar, Spss 21 programı kullanılarak ki-kare testi ve lojistik regresyon uygulanarak yapılmıştır. Girişimsel Olmayan Etik Kurul'dan etik izin alınmıştır.(Karar tarihi:26.05.2021,Karar No:2021-05/02) Bulgular: Araştırmaya katılan 197 çalışanın 26'sı doktor (%13,2), 171'i (%86,8) diğer sağlık meslek mensubudur. Bunların 106'sı kadın (%53,8), 132'si 20-30 yaşları arasında (%67,0) 55'i 31-50 yaşları arasında (%27,9), 110'u evlidir. Evli olmak aşı reddini 2,3 kat artırmıştır (p = 0,017). Daha önce COVID-19 ile enfekte olmak aşı reddini 2,2 kat artırmıştır (p = 0.033). Sonuç: Sağlık personeli gibi toplumu ikna edebilecek tarafta bu karşıtlık ve çekincelerin varlığı toplumda çok daha yüksek bir oranın olduğunu göstermektedir. Bu salgından hızla kurtulmak için halkın güvenilir bilim adamları tarafından COVID-19 aşıları hakkında bilgilendirilmesi, korku, endişe ve çekincelerinin giderilmesi gerekmektedir. İkna edilmemiş sayı ne kadar yüksek olursa, aşılar o kadar az faydalı olacaktır.

Healthcare Professionals Who Did not Get COVID-19 Vaccine, but Why?

Objective: In this study, it was aimed to determine the percentage of not being vaccinated and the reasons for not being vaccinated among 112 Emergency Health Services employees. Materials and Methods: Calculations were made by applying chi-square test and logistic regression using Spss 21 program. Ethical Permission was obtained from the Non-Invasive Ethics Committee .(Decision date: 26.05.2021, Decision No: 2021-05/02) Results: Of the 197 employees participating in the study, 26 were doctors (13.2%), 171 (86.8%) were other healthcare professionals. 106 of them were female (53.8%), 132 people were between 20-30 years old (67.0%) 55 were 31-50 years old (27.9%), 110 of them were married. Being married increased the rejection of vaccines 2.3 times (p = 0.017). Being previously infected with COVID-19 increased vaccine rejection 2.2 times (p = 0.033). Conclusion: The presence of these opposition and reservations on the side that can convince the society like the health personnel shows that there is a much higher rate in the society. In order to quickly recover from this epidemic, the public should be informed by reliable scientists about COVID-19 vaccines and their fear, anxiety and reservations should be eliminated. The higher the unconvinced number, the less beneficial vaccines will be.

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Vancouver Özdemir M. E. , Akova İ. , Ceylan A. Healthcare Professionals Who Did not Get COVID-19 Vaccine, but Why?. Maltepe Tıp Dergisi. 2022; 14(1): 1-6.