INTRODUCTION: This research was conducted for the purpose of examining the attitudes of individuals toward COVID-19 vaccinations and the factors affecting the vaccination preferences of the individuals.
METHODS: This descriptive study was conducted with 592 people who were reached by Haphazard sampling method between February and March 2021. The data were collected using the web-based survey form. The form including questions an introductory and the Attitude Evaluation Form toward Covid-19 vaccine. Descriptive statistics, ANOVA, and Chi-square tests were used in the analysis of the data and statistical significance was accepted as p<0.05.
RESULTS: 35.6% of the participants were undecided that the vaccine will end the covid-19 pandemic and 53.4% think that the vaccine was useful and necessary to get rid of Covid-19 disease. 53.5% of the participants consider getting the Covid-19 vaccine. The rate of thinking of vaccination was higher in female, those who have a high level of fear and knowledge about Covid-19, with chronic diseases, and who have routine vaccinations (p<0.05).
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: According to the results obtained in this study, more than half of the individuals consider to be vaccinated, this rate is higher in the individuals whose fear and knowledge levels about COVID-19 are higher, those with chronic disease, those who are vaccinated with routine vaccinations and in females.