Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-04-14
Received: 29 March 2019
Accepted: 18 March 2020
First Online: 14 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Wolaita Sodo University, <b>C</b>ollege of <b>H</b>ealth <b>S</b>ciences<b>,</b> and Medicine Institutional Research Ethics Review Committee. The official letter of cooperation was given to all selected district health offices. Prior to data collection, the interviewers had explained the objective, benefit<b>,</b> and risks of the study to get informed written consent for mothers or caregivers of the children. The right of the respondent to withdraw from the interview or not to participate was respected. Identification of an informant was possible only through specific identification numbers. Data collectors gave advice to mothers or caregivers of the undernourished child to provide additional balanced diets for their children and to visit the nearby health facility.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declared that they have no conflict of interest.