Received: 15 May 2020
Accepted: 15 March 2021
First Online: 29 April 2021
: Ethical clearance was received from the ethical review committee of the College of Health Science and Medicine, Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia. The ethical clearance and letter of request for permission were presented to Wolaita Zone Education Department and permission was obtained sequentially from the Department and its lower administrative structures. Finally, a detailed explanation was given for both the selected adolescents’ parents/caregivers and the adolescents whose age is less than 18 years and for the adolescents themselves whose age is 19 years on the objective of the study, risk and benefits of the study, data collection procedures and confidentiality of the information. Informed written consent was obtained from adolescents whose age is 19 years. Informed written consent to participate in the study from parents/caregivers and assent was obtained from the adolescents whose age is less than 18 years respectively.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.