Funding for this research was provided by:
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada
Received: 7 September 2017
Accepted: 8 January 2018
First Online: 23 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Institutional Review Board of Hawassa University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences. Informed consent was obtained from parents prior to administration of the questionnaire. Permission to conduct the study was obtained from the Regional Health Bureau.
: Consent to publish the data was taken from the parents of the study participants.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.