Funding for this research was provided by:
National Research Foundation of South Africa (UID 105584)
Received: 16 November 2018
Accepted: 9 April 2019
First Online: 3 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Permission to conduct the study was obtained from the World Spine Care Research Committee (CN 450021), Botswana Ministry of Health [HPDME 13/18/1 X (894)], Mahalapye District Hospital [MH/DHMT/1/7/7 (24)], and Durban University of Technology Institutional Research Ethics Committee (REC 11/17).
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