Received: 23 June 2021
Accepted: 9 August 2021
First Online: 24 August 2021
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Institutional Ethical Review Committee of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences of Wollo University. The questions from the questionnaire were proved not to affect the morale and personality of study subjects. Informed verbal consent from mothers/caregivers and assent for the child from the mothers was obtained after an explanation of why they were taking part in the research and they were assured that their information would not be used for purposes other than scientific research. Confidentiality was ensured by using code numbers rather than names. Data collectors interviewed people separately to retain the privacy of clients. Data collectors provided health education and advice to clients about good WASH practices during data collection. All methods were performed following the ethical principles of the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.