malaymail.com 30 Apr, 2021 01:30 am

Covid-19 survey on Malaysians yet to register for vaccination: 72pc will do so in future, 28pc won’t at all

Covid-19 survey on Malaysians yet to register for vaccination: 72pc will do so in future, 28pc won’t at all
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — For Malaysians who have not signed up for Covid-19 vaccination, a survey has shown half of such respondents saying they plan to eventually register within a few months to a years’ time. However, there is also one-fifth of such Malaysian respondents planning to wait for...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — For Malaysians who have not signed up for Covid-19 vaccination, a survey has shown half of such respondents saying they plan to eventually register within a few months to a years’ time.However, there is also one-fifth of such Malaysian respondents planning to wait for more than a year before taking the move to register for Covid-19 vaccination, while 28 per cent or more than one-fifth do not intend to sign up to be vaccinated against the virus, the survey results show.The survey report did not state how many of the 1,150 respondents had yet to sign up for Covid-19 vaccination, but examined when they would plan to actually register.As for why the Malaysian respondents in the survey have yet to register for Covid-19 vaccination, the market research firm found that 36 per cent were not confident about the vaccines’ efficacy, while 23 per cent were afraid of the potential side-effects of the vaccines.

3 million individuals in Malaysia have registered to receive Covid-19 vaccination.In terms of geographical distribution, those from peninsula Malaysia were from the Central region (25 per cent), Northern region (21 per cent), Southern region (17 per cent), East Coast region (14 per cent), while those from East Malaysia comprised 23 per cent.

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