Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-01
Received: 17 October 2018
Accepted: 21 October 2019
First Online: 1 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol used for this study is in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, Finland, 1964 and was reviewed and approved by the following Institutional Review Boards and National Bioethics Boards of each country: the Advisory Panel on Ethics and Legal-Medical Affairs, University of West Indies; the Ministry of Health of Jamaica, Kingston Jamaica (Protocol #248, 15/16); the Consejo Nacional de Bioética en Salud (CONABIOS), Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo (Protocol #042–2016); and the Institutional Review Board of the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan (Protocol #360216). All the participants signed informed consents before participating in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.