Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-03-11
Received: 5 December 2018
Accepted: 22 February 2020
First Online: 11 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by Addis Ababa University College of health science Ethical Institutional Review Board committee and ethical approval and clearance were obtained from this committee. Permission and supportive letters were obtained from the respective health bureau and the hospital medical director’s office before actual data collection. Participation was voluntary and information also was collected anonymously after obtaining written consent from each respondent by assuring confidentiality throughout the data collection period. Participants also were told the objective of the study and gave the right to refuse, stop or withdraw at any time of data collection. Patients found to have severe depression were referred to psychiatry clinic for further assessment and treatment.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.