Associated factors related to vaccine hesitancy and the intention to vaccinate their children among mothers

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Journal of Public Health and Development


In 2019, Region IV-A CALABARZON reported the second-highest number of measles cases in the Philippines with 1,086 cases and 25 deaths. Vaccine hesitancy was identified as one of the primary causes of the increase in measles cases. This study aimed to describe the current level of vaccine hesitancy of mothers living in the province of Cavite, to determine factors associated with this hesitancy and their relationships to a mother’s intention to vaccinate their children. Data was collected from 418 respondents using a validated and reliable self-administered survey and processed using IBM SPSS V.24. Spearman’s Rho and Pearson’s R were used to measure correlations. The mothers’ vaccine knowledge (p

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