Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-29
Received: 7 April 2016
Accepted: 17 October 2019
First Online: 29 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance and official letter were obtained from the Aksum University College of Health Sciences. Permission letter was then received from the hospital administration. As this was a retrospective study using secondary data, informed consent from individual patients was neither relevant nor feasible. Names and ART code numbers were not included in the study so as to ensure confidentiality.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.