Funding for this research was provided by:
Bushehr University of Medical Sciences (1395.62)
Received: 28 February 2020
Accepted: 10 November 2020
First Online: 25 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: After obtaining the necessary legal permission from the Research Committee and obtaining the ethics code from Bushehr University of Medical Sciences (IR.BPUMS.REC.1395.62), before distributing the questionnaire, the objectives and methodology of the study were explained to the patients and their written informed consent was obtained. In this way, the participants were assured that participation in the study was voluntary and that the data would only be analyzed collectively. Additionally, anonymous questionnaires were collected through face-to-face interviews.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.