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Received: 24 October 2019
Accepted: 9 March 2020
First Online: 16 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We sought permission to use the UDHS datasets from the DHS Program website ExternalRef removed. The Demographic and Health Survey also anonymised all data before making them accessible to the public. The ICF IRB reviewed and approved the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey. The ORC MACRO, ICF Macro, and ICF IRBs complied with the United States Department of Health and Human Services regulations for the protection of human research subjects (45 CFR 46). All participants provided informed verbal consent to participate in the study and for minors, their parents or guardians consented on their behalf. Further details regarding the conduct of the study may be found in the 2016 UDHS report.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.