This Table shows the surveyed reasons for vaccine hesitancy in North Carolina.
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|Reasons for vaccine hesitancy among North Carolinians*|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey, March 17-29, 2021|
|Concerned about possible side effects||1,158,125||49%|
|Plan to wait and see if it is safe||998,060||42%|
|Don’t trust COVID-19 vaccines||659,145||28%|
|Other people need it more right now||558,942||24%|
|Don’t trust the government||507,126||21%|
|Don’t know if a vaccine will work||395,933||17%|
|Don’t believe I need a vaccine||344,668||15%|
|Other reason for not receiving or planning to receive vaccine||260,985||11%|
|Concerned about the cost||186,268||**|
|Don’t like vaccines||166,951||7%|
|Don’t think vaccines are beneficial||117,162||**|
|Not a member of a high-risk group||111,738||**|
|Doctor has not recommended it||95,777||**|
|Don’t believe COVID-19 is a serious illness||85,867||**|
|Other not believing they need vaccine||84,589||**|
|Already had COVID-19||71,244||**|
|Plan to use masks or other precautions instead||61,940||**|
|* Individuals could report more than one reason for vaccine hesitancy.|
|** The Census Bureau considers estimated coefficients of variation (standard error divided by the estimate times 100) over 30 percent to indicate potentially serious data quality issues related to sampling error. These estimates exceed this threshold.|
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