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Beliefs and acceptance of covid-19 vaccination among nursing students: a cross-sectional study

  • Rizka Yunita ,
  • Shinta Wahyusari ,


Introduction: COVID-19 is a disease that causes severe respiratory infections and has spread to various countries around the world, including Indonesia. The Indonesian government has made efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 through vaccination. However, public acceptance of the vaccine varies among Indonesians related to COVID-19 vaccination beliefs. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between beliefs and acceptance levels of Covid-19 vaccination among nursing students.

Methods: This research used correlation analysis with a cross-sectional study involving 145 nursing students which selected by simple random sampling. This study used self-administered questionnaire to measure beliefs and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination. Data were analyzed by Pearson’s Product Moment.

Results: The result showed that there is a high correlation between beliefs and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination among nursing students with p value=0,000 and r=0,876.

Conclusion: Beliefs is one of the factors that influenced the acceptance of vaccination COVID-19 among nursing students, which can be used as a basis for providing future health education.


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How to Cite

Yunita, R. ., & Wahyusari, S. . (2022). Beliefs and acceptance of covid-19 vaccination among nursing students: a cross-sectional study. Bali Medical Journal, 11(2), 1009–1012.




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