Received: 30 September 2019
Accepted: 27 February 2020
First Online: 6 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The main study from which the data analyzed for this study were drawn was reviewed and approved by the Makerere University School of Public Health Higher Degrees, Research and Ethics Committee and cleared by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology. All married or cohabiting individuals aged 15–17 years – referred to as ‘emancipated minors’ – that were enrolled into the study were considered to be eligible to provide their own consent without the need for parental/guardian consent, as per guidance from the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) Guidelines (UNCST 2014; page 19).
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.