Four out of five vaccinated Filipinos are willing to get Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, results of a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.

The SWS survey, conducted from Dec. 12-16, 2021, also found that seven percent of Filipinos were unwilling and 13 percent of Filipinos were uncertain about getting boosted.

The survey had 1,440 respondents.

Each was asked: “Kung magrerekomenda ang Department of Health o DOH ng ‘booster dose’ o karagdagang bakuna ng COVID-19 vaccine para sa mga taong nabakunahan tulad mo, kayo po ba ay (Showcard: Siguradong magpapabakuna; Malamang na magpapabakuna; Hindi tiyak kung magpapabakuna o hindi; Malamang hindi magpapabakuna; Siguradong hindi magpapabakuna)?”

According to the SWS, willingness to get booster shots was high in all areas and education levels.

The unwillingness to get boosted was highest among non-elementary graduates at 10 percent, the SWS noted.

More than seven million Filipinos have received booster shots against Covid-19.

The government is eyeing to provide 72.16 million booster doses to Filipinos by yearend. John Ezekiel J. Hirro