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Received: 20 July 2018
Accepted: 2 January 2019
First Online: 16 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study will be conducted in accordance with the general ethical guidelines published by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences [CitationRef removed] (ExternalRef removed), which include guidelines for vulnerable groups. This study consists of different sub-studies focusing on different groups within the community. Recruitment of participants will take place in collaboration with the members of the VoM project team, all being professionals working in this area and familiar with the citizens. The researchers will inform citizens and other stakeholders verbally and written about the purpose and contents of the study and research activities. Prior to each research activity, a guarantee of confidentiality and anonymity will be given by the researchers. Participant will be given the chance to ask questions. All participants will be asked to provide written informed consent. The data will be presented on an aggregated level, without any possibility of identifying individuals. The term ‘low SES’ will not be used in the study or in any of the other research activities with citizens.The study protocol has been reviewed by the Social Sciences Ethics Committee of Wageningen University. The Committee does not have any objections to the overall research idea and approves the outline of the study. In line with the recommendation of the Committee the researchers have submitted applications for ethical approval for two sub-studies, which have been approved by the Committee.
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