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COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Inner-City Dialysis Patients

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A random sample of 31 dialysis patients completed the survey. Questions included COVID-19 vaccination status, attitudes toward vaccines, and perception of healthcare/government authority. Respondents who had received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, one dose, or were planning on doing so were characterized as VACYES; those who were unsure or refused to receive the COVID-19 vaccine were characterized as VACNO.

Mean age of the survey cohort was 56.1 years, mean dialysis vintage was 6.2 years, 58% (n=18) were women, and 90% (n=28) identified as Black. Of the total cohort, 84% had ...