Received: 25 August 2017
Accepted: 1 May 2018
First Online: 10 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The DLHS-4 was collected by the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. All data were de-identified. The de-identified version of the DLHS-4 data is publicly available upon formal request for access to the Director of India’s Institute of Population Sciences. As no patient could be identified or contacted, no ethics approval was required by individual researchers to undertake this study (Please refer page no- 36 of the document National ethical guidelines for biomedical and health research involving human participants link to the document- ExternalRef removed).
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