Table 1

Reasons for saying no to vaccination

Main motivationNAlso articulating:
Too long a distance to the vaccination centre1No vaccination for seasonal flu
Wanting to have antibodies in a ‘natural’ way1Pharmaceutical companies are the winners
‘Too old’, not caring for vaccination1
Afraid of side effects1
Already got the flu1
Doctor's advice not to vaccinate1
Allergy or other illness2Media overexaggerated the threat
Having a cold at the time for vaccination3Afraid of side effects.
Feeling confused.
Media overexaggerated the threat
The threat is overexaggerated and there are other things to worry about8Not in a risk group.
Very much confused and in doubt.
Afraid of side effects.
Pharmaceutical companies are the winners