Received: 19 March 2019
Accepted: 16 January 2020
First Online: 11 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from Gondar College of medicine and health sciences. Then, a support letter was sent to the North Gondar health department to get permission and cooperation during the data collection process. Informed written consent was obtained from each study participant after a detailed explanation of the purpose and benefit of the study right before data collection. For those with age < 18 years (15–17 years old), written consent was obtained from their parents/guardians and assent from them. Participation was voluntary and, each participant had signed on a statement of informed consent after completion of the interview. Privacy of the participants was kept during the interview and for the issue of confidentiality; the questionnaires remained anonymous and were not shared with anyone except the data collectors, the supervisor and investigators.
: Note applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.