Received: 18 May 2020
Accepted: 23 November 2020
First Online: 2 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This work has been approved by the ethical review Board of University of Gondar, Collage of Medicine and Health Science, Institute of Public Health. Protocol number: 180/2019. A formal letter of Permission was obtained from Gondar town health department and submitted to the owners of khat chewing houses and shops. Verbal informed consent was obtained from all chewing houses and shops. After explaining the purpose of the study oral informed consent was obtained from the study participants. The participation was voluntary, and personal identifiers were not included in the questionnaires. Oral consent was approved by the Institutional Review Board. The confidentiality and anonymity of participant’s information kept and the data were stored in a password locked computer. Health information was given for participant about the effect of khat by data collectors.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.