Received: 18 October 2020
Accepted: 28 January 2021
First Online: 10 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Institutional Review Board of Pharma College Hawassa Campus. Based on the approval, an official letter of support was written by Pharma College to Yirgalem Town health office. At last data were collected after assuring the confidentiality of responses and obtaining informed verbal consent from the study participant. All the study participants were informed about the purpose of the study and their right to refuse and withdraw the study at any time. All the methods have been performed in accordance with declaration of Helsinki. The ethics committees had approved the verbal informed consent procedure. Moreover, information regarding any specific personal identifiers like name of the participants was not collected and also confidentiality of any personal information were also maintained. Cataract related information was given orally for all study participants after completion of the interview.
: “Not applicable”.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.