Relationship between Citizens’ Health Engagement and Intention to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine in Italy: A Mediation Analysis

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Open Access Article
Relationship between Citizens’ Health Engagement and Intention to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine in Italy: A Mediation Analysis
by Guendalina Graffigna , Lorenzo Palamenghi , Stefania Boccia and Serena Barello
Vaccines 2020, 8(4), 576; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8040576 – 01 Oct 2020
Abstract
The actual effectiveness of the still-to-come vaccination against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 might be challenged by vaccine hesitancy, a rather common and known phenomenon whose psychological predictors are, nevertheless, still largely debated. Our study aims at understanding how adult citizens’ health engagement, perceived COVID-19