Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-07-03
Received: 11 August 2017
Accepted: 20 June 2018
First Online: 3 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Dabat HDSS site obtained Ethical clearance from Health Research Ethics Review Committee (HRERC) of University of Gondar, the Ethiopian Science and Technology Agency (ESTA), Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA), US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with identification number IERC 0030. This study used Dabat HDSS’s pre-existing data which had already received ethical clearance. Informed consent was also obtained from the head of the family for all the surveillance data collected. In addition, for specific events like contraceptive utilization, the informant was requested to give informed consent. The analysis was based on an anonymous, public-use dataset with no identifiable information on the study participants.
: Not applicable.
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