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Competing Interests

Gary J. Burkholder is an employee of Laureate Education, Inc.

Author Contributions

Grace Gachanja conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Gary J Burkholder analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Aimee Ferraro analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Ethics approval was received from the KNH Research Standards and Ethics

Committee (Approval # P373/10/2010), and theWalden University Institutional Review

Board (Approval # 11-10-10-03904).


No funding was received for this study.

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