Funding for this research was provided by:
United States Agency for International Development (ID00007340)
Received: 8 March 2018
Accepted: 18 March 2019
First Online: 7 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This research involved human participants in focus group discussions. As such, researchers sought approval from the appropriate ethics committee, the University of Florida Behavioral/Non-Medical Institutional Review Board (FWA00005790). The statement of ethics approval is quoted below:“You have received IRB approval to conduct the above-listed research project. Approval of this project was granted on 1/11/2017 by IRB-02. This study is approved as exempt because it poses minimal risk and is approved under the following exempt category/categories: Research involving the use of educational tests (cognitive, diagnostic, aptitude, achievement), survey or interview procedures, or the observation of public behavior, so long as confidentiality is maintained. If both of the following are true, exempt status cannot be granted: (a) Information obtained is recorded in such a manner that the subject can be identified, directly or through identifiers linked to the subject, and (b) Subject’s responses, if known outside the research, could reasonably place the subject at risk of criminal or civil liability or be damaging to the subject’s financial standing or employability or reputation.”
: Consent for publication of this study is granted by the authors, Katie McNamara and Liz Wood.
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