Funding for this research was provided by:
Mekelle University ([HRERC 0917/2017])
Wadla Woreda Health office (Health office)
Received: 22 July 2019
Accepted: 28 July 2020
First Online: 26 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Health Research Ethics Review Committee [HRERC0917/2017], College of Health Sciences, Mekelle University. A written permission to implement the study was obtained from Woldia zonal health department and Wadla district health office. A written informed consent was obtained from children’s parents or guardians for interview and examination. Confidentiality was maintained by omitting the name and personal identification of respondents within datasets used for analyses.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have no competing interests.