Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-06-05
Received: 14 January 2018
Accepted: 21 May 2018
First Online: 5 June 2018
: ABA: Doctor in Medicine, Kekem District Hospital, West Region, Cameroon.PNN: Associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head of service of the Principal Maternity of the Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon. Senior lecturer of Obstetrics/Gynecology, department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon.NEN: Doctor in Medicine, Bamenda Regional Hospital, North-west Region, Cameroon.MJE: Senior Lecturer of Medical Anthropology and Public Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon, In charge of the Library of the University of Yaoundé I.MNY: Masters of Epidemiology and Public Health working as the M&E officer at M.A.SANTE (Meilleur Accès aux Soins de Santé), Yaoundé-Cameroon.VNA: Doctor in Medicine, Ibal sub-divisional Hospital, Oku, North-west Region, Cameroon.KB: Lecturer of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Cameroon. Obstetrician/Gynecologist in the Dschang District Hospital, Cameroon.
: Ethical clearance for this study was obtained from the ethical review board of the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaoundé I, and administrative authorization obtained from the Director of the Bamenda Regional Hospital. Only consenting participants were included in the study and for participants who were aged less than 18 years, consent was obtained from their legal representatives. The interviewers were well trained on the consenting and data collection procedure and participants who were mentally incapacitated and critically ill were not included in the survey.
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