Anti-Vaccination Attitude regarding Corona Virus and its Associated Factors among Pregnant Women during Antenatal Care at D.H.Q Hospital Kasur, Pakistan

Anti-Vaccination Attitude regarding Corona Virus


  • Farah Bashir Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sarfaraz Masih Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Hajra Sarwar Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



COVID-19, Anti Vaccine Attitude, Antenatal Care, Pregnant Women


Millions of individuals were impacted by COVID-19, a pandemic illness that spread throughout the entire world. The overall population has been severely burdened by the corona virus infection (COVID-19). There is evidence that COVID-19 contributed to more than 2.5 million fatalities globally. Objectives: To determine anti vaccine attitude regarding Corona-Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among pregnant women visiting DHQ Hospital, Kasur. And to identify associations of anti-vaccine attitude regarding corona virus with socio-demographic variables among pregnant women visiting DHQ Hospital, Kasur. Methods: A quantitative analytical cross-sectional design was used for this study. The study was carried out in DHQ Hospital Kasur after Ethical approval of Research Committee of University of Lahore. The study Sample size was 221 pregnant females. Data were collected using Self developed demographic form and the Vaccine Attitude Examination (VAX) Scale. Results: The results showed that among 221, most of the participants were of the age group of 26-35 years. Out of 221, nearly 45% the participants had thought that the vaccinations are safe. One third of the participants disagreed to acceptance of vaccine. The results of study showed a significant association of demographic variables with anti-COVID-19 vaccination attitude. Conclusions: In conclusion, pregnant women in Pakistan who were concerned about the safety of their unborn children had anti-vaccination attitudes against COVID-19, and other demographic factors were not linked to this attitude.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v4i05.726
Published: 2023-05-31

How to Cite

Bashir, F., Masih, S. ., & Sarwar, H. . (2023). Anti-Vaccination Attitude regarding Corona Virus and its Associated Factors among Pregnant Women during Antenatal Care at D.H.Q Hospital Kasur, Pakistan: Anti-Vaccination Attitude regarding Corona Virus. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 4(05), 21–26.



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