Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-07-16
Received: 13 January 2019
Accepted: 5 July 2019
First Online: 16 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was performed in accordance with the ethical standards as depicted in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments. The study was approved by the Lebanese American University (LAU) Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Office of Research and Clinical Trials at Saint George Hospital-University Medical Center, and the Institutional Review Board of Makassed General Hospital (#IRB00006954 LAUIRB#1).The investigators obtained participants’ written consents prior to the interview, respecting their autonomy and anonymity. Proxy consent was obtained from family member or caregiver of individuals who were unable to consent for themselves.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.