Education level a major influence on jab uptake in Kenya

What you need to know:

  • An individual’s level of education, the Ministry of Health data shows, has the strongest effect on willingness to get the vaccine.
  • On average, Kenyan adults with at least a bachelor’s degree view the vaccine as safe and effective than those with less education.

An analysis of Covid-19 vaccination rates in the country suggests one socio-economic factor, more than others, is correlated to vaccine uptake. And it is not income, language or cultural barriers.


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