Katadata Insight Center (KIC), Control Covid-19, and Change.org released the results of a survey entitled Public Perceptions of Vaccine to Cope Covid-19. From the results of their survey, there are still 38.3% of respondents who do not want to receive immunity injections.
The survey was conducted from 6 to 22 August 2021 to 8,299 respondents. Meanwhile, the survey method was conducted online with convenient sampling.
In general, as many as 77.9% of respondents claimed to have received the vaccine, while 22.1% said they had not received the Covid-19 vaccination. Of the number who have not been vaccinated, as many as 61.7% of respondents want to receive the vaccine.
“Meanwhile 38.3% feel they do not want to be vaccinated,” said the results of the KIC survey, Wednesday (15/9).
The survey also shows that respondents who are willing have not been vaccinated because the process is complicated. There are 34.3% who think that the long queues and the complicated process make them not yet vaccinated.
In addition, 17.9% of respondents did not know where to go to apply for vaccination registration. Then 15.9% admitted that they had run out of vaccine queues and quotas.
As for 70.2% or the majority of respondents who are reluctant to be vaccinated, they reason that they do not need vaccination as long as they can maintain their immune system. In addition, 53.7% did not believe in the effectiveness of the vaccine. Then there are 12.4% who do not want to be vaccinated because they have a congenital disease.
Meanwhile, 48.4% of respondents who do not believe in vaccines argue that they can still get corona after undergoing vaccination. While 41% think immunity can be formed through herd immunity. Meanwhile, 34.2% have put negative prejudice on the government.
The survey also found that 26.2% of respondents who were willing but not yet received the vaccine did not know how to get the shot. They want this information to be present in their immediate environment.
“As announced by the Head of RT/RW (60.5%) followed by non-government public information channels (50.8%),” said the statement released by KIC.
Meanwhile, the majority of respondents considered the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), doctors, and the Covid-19 Task Force to be the most trusted sources of information in conveying vaccinations.
As many as 48.6% of respondents believed the vaccine information provided by WHO and CDC, while 48.1% believed the news delivered by doctors. As for 47.2% believe the information from the Covid-19 Task Force.