Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministeriet Sundhed Forebyggelse (1403120)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-01-14
Received: 7 November 2018
Accepted: 9 December 2019
First Online: 14 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency (2012-58-0004). The case has been processed by the Regional Committee on Health Research Ethics (H-15006076). All study participants were informed about the aim of the study and gave their consent to participate. Written consent was provided for all data collection except observations and telephone interviews. Verbal consent was obtained to avoid unnecessary interruption or confusion for participants. Furthermore, written consent was not a requirement in the context of this project as the project was not characterised as a health research project according to the Danish act on ethical assessment of health research projects (LBK nr 1083 of 15/09/2017, § 2). The project adheres to the Danish executive order on information and consent in association with processing, dissemination and collection of health information (BEK nr 359 of 04/04/2019, § 2). In accordance herewith, we ensured that participant consent was voluntary, informed, specific, unambiguous and explicit. Participants’ consent was documented and audio-recorded in accordance with the guidelines of the Regional Committee on Health Research Ethics.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.