Journal of Health Sciences and Epidemiology
Vol. 1 No. 1 (2023): April 2023

The Relationship between the Health Belief Model and the Acceptance of the Covid-19 Vaccine in the Community in the Work Area of the Puuwatu Health Center

Tasya Kurnia (Department of Public Health, Universitas Halu Oleo, Kendari, Indonesia)
La Ode Liaumin Azim (Department of Public Health, Universitas Halu Oleo, Kendari, Indonesia)
Hariati Lestari (Department of Public Health, Universitas Halu Oleo, Kendari, Indonesia)

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Publish Date
29 Apr 2023


The coverage of Covid-19 vaccination in Kendari City reached 237.735 (89.66%) in the first dose, 147.430 (55.60%) in the second dose and 3.518 (84.75%) in the third dose. Meanwhile, at the Puuwatu Health Center, the coverage of vaccination doses 2nd was 10.874 (34%). The low-vaccine program is influenced by individual perceptions and desires to vaccinate. This study aims to determine the factors associated with acceptance of the Covid-19 vaccine based on the health belief model theory. The research design used was a cross-sectional study. The population in this study were the people who were in the working area of ​​the Puuwatu Health Center as many as 36.521 people, while the sample was 110 respondents. The sampling technique used was accidental sampling. Research data were analyzed using the chi-square test. The results of the study showed perceived vulnerability (p=0.000), perceived severity (p=0.000), perceived benefits (p=0.001), perceived obstacles (p=0.000), and cues to act (p=0.000). It can be concluded that perception is related to public acceptance of the covid-19 vaccine.

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Fokus dan ruang lingkup: JHSE adalah peer-review, jurnal akses terbuka yang berfokus pada topik yang berkaitan dengan ilmu kesehatan dan epidemiologi. Jurnal ini menerbitkan artikel penelitian asli, tinjauan sistematis, meta-analisis, dan komentar editorial tentang topik-topik seperti penyakit ...