Funding for this research was provided by:
Qazvin University of Medical Sciences
Received: 22 September 2021
Accepted: 3 May 2022
First Online: 23 May 2022
: The present study was approved by the Research Council and the Ethics Committee in Biological Research of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences (code REC.1397.398). All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences. When inviting participants, explanations were given about the importance and goals of the research, the privacy and confidentiality of collected information, the voluntary participation in the study, and the ability to leave the study at any time. Informed written consent was obtained from all participants prior to study participation.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.