Received: 12 November 2020
Accepted: 22 February 2021
First Online: 5 March 2021
: All methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations.
: Approval to conduct this study was sought from the Interim Ethics Review Committee in St. Kitts on June 16th, 2017 (<i>IERC-2017-07-004</i>).“On July7,2017 the Interim Ethics Review Committee (IERC) reviewed your protocol and based on the findings approval is granted for you to commence the research project. The IERC approval code is IERC-2017-07-004”. Dr. Hazel Laws, Chief Medical Officer & Chair,IERC, Ministry of Health,St.Kitts&Nevis.Letters further seeking permission for the three chosen sites were also sent to Director of Institutional Nursing Service of the Joseph Nathaniel France General Hospital and Pogson Medical Centre, and Chief Environmental Health Officer at the Department of Environmental Health. Permission was also sought verbally through arranged meetings with the heads of the facilities. Informed consent was sought from each participant before the questionnaire was administered.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interest.