Received: 28 April 2017
Accepted: 17 January 2018
First Online: 24 January 2018
Ethical approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the ethical committee of the School of Medicine and Allied Health Science of the University for Development Studies. In addition, permission to conduct the study was solicited and obtained from the West Gonja District Health Directorate. A written informed consent was obtained from parents and guardians for those respondents < 18 years of age. In addition, an assent was also obtained from the minors before the interview. However, for respondents who were ≥18 year, informed consent was obtained from them as required in Ghana [CitationRef removed]. Participation in the study was voluntary and they were informed of their right to withdrawal from participation at any time during the interview. Data collected for this study were anonymized by de-linking personal information from the main data.
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