Exploring young adults' level of vaccine knowledge and intent for COVID-19 vaccination in British Columbia

  • Jasmine Lee
  • Dale Chen
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology School of Health Sciences
Keywords: vaccine hesitancy, vaccine knowledge, COVID-19 vaccine, immunization rates, coronavirus, education, British Columbia

Abstract

The 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is still ongoing and continues to have profoundeconomic and social impacts worldwide. Establishing aminimum vaccination in the population is pertinentto curbing the transmission rate. However, barriers exist to achieving this threshold. Young adults represent the cohort with the highest incidence of COVID-19 cases. Assessing young adults’ knowledge and intent to vaccinate will assistpolicy makers in understanding the factors behindhealth decisions and designing effective strategies.

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Published
2021-01-01
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Lee, J., Chen, D., & British Columbia Institute of Technology School of Health Sciences. (2021). Exploring young adults’ level of vaccine knowledge and intent for COVID-19 vaccination in British Columbia. BCIT Environmental Public Health Journal. Retrieved from https://journals.bcit.ca/index.php/ehj/article/view/196
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