Received: 1 April 2020
Accepted: 2 October 2020
First Online: 15 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The data were collected for Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016 following the standard MEASURE DHS guidelines. The survey protocol was approved by Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC) (reg. no. 329/2015) and the ICF Institutional Review Board Calverton, Maryland, USA (ICF project number 132989.0.000.NP.DHS.01). NDHS 2016 obtained written consent from the household head to carry out the interviews.
: Not applicable.
: No significant competing financial, professional or personal interests that might have influenced the performance or presentation of the work described in this manuscript.