Received: 3 June 2020
Accepted: 17 September 2020
First Online: 29 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: KA-HDSS was approved by the Ethiopian Science and Technology Agency, the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA), the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Research Ethics Review Committee (HRERC) of Mekelle University. Head of a family or an eligible person among the family was interviewed to capture the occurrence of birth as well as death. Therefore, informed verbal consent was taken from the head of the family or eligible adult in the family.
: Not applicable.
: There is no competing interest.