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Table 1 The (COVID-19) vaccine hesitancy items

From: Animated, video entertainment-education to improve vaccine confidence globally during the COVID-19 pandemic: an online randomized controlled experiment with 24,000 participants

Vaccine hesitancy COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
L1. Vaccines are important for my health L1. COVID-19 vaccines are important for my health
L2. Vaccines are effective L2. COVID-19 vaccines are effective
L3. Having myself vaccinated is important for the health of others in my community L3. Having myself vaccinated with a COVID­19 vaccine is important for the health of others in my community
L4. All vaccines offered by the government programme in my community are beneficial. L4. All COVID-19 vaccines offered by the government program in my community are beneficial
L5. New vaccines carry more risks than older vaccines L5. COVID-19 vaccines from other countries carry more risks than vaccines from my country
L6. I trust the information I receive about shots L6. The information I receive about COVID-19 vaccines from the vaccine program is reliable and trustworthy
L7. Getting vaccines is a good way to protect myself from disease L7. Getting COVID-19 vaccines is a good way to protect myself from COVID-19
L8. I am able to openly discuss my concerns about shots with my doctor L8. Generally, I do what my doctor or health care provider recommends about COVID-19 vaccines for myself
L9. I am concerned about serious adverse effects of vaccines L9. I am concerned about serious adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines
L10. People do not need vaccines for diseases that are not common anymore L10. I do not need COVID-19 vaccines if it’s not a pandemic anymore
L11. I believe that many of the illnesses shots prevent are severe L11. I am concerned that COVID-19 vaccines might not prevent the disease
L12. It is better to get fewer vaccines at the same time L12. I am concerned that COVID-19 vaccines might not be safe
L13. People get more shots than are good for them  
L14. It is better to develop immunity by getting sick than to get a shot  
  1. *Note: the survey tool was designed based on [16], which requires the level of agreement from “strongly disagree” to “strongly agree”