What are people aged up to 35 years old in Doncaster telling us about Covid-19 vaccinations?

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Doncaster undertook an analysis of the data from their main survey on Covid-19 vaccinations to identify the experiences of people under 35.  427 people under the age of 35 responded to the survey.

Over two in five have not been vaccinated yet.  Of these 70% indicated that they will take up the offer of being vaccinated.

Three in ten people said they would not or that they did not know if they would take up the offer of a vaccine.

Their main reasons for not being vaccinated were:

  • Lack of information about the vaccine
  • Safety of the vaccine
  • Concerns about its impact on fertility
  • Concerns about information on social media.

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General details

Report title 
What are people aged up to 35 years old in Doncaster telling us about Covid-19 vaccinations?
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Doncaster
Date of publication 
Wednesday, 11 August, 2021
Date evidence capture began 
Saturday, 1 May, 2021
Date evidence capture finished 
Monday, 31 May, 2021
Key themes 
Booking appointments
Health protection
Information providing

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
What type of organisation requested the work 
Local Council
Primary research method used 
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of health and care services included in the report

Community services 

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
Age group 
1-15 years
16-17 years
18-24 years
25-64 years
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.