Received: 4 February 2020
Accepted: 17 May 2020
First Online: 31 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Prior to conducting this research, an approval to download and use the EDHS 2016 datasets was obtained from the DHS program. The DHS program maintains appropriate ethical standards in all the surveys it conducts. In line with this, the 2016 EDHS was reviewed and approved by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Science and Technology and the Institutional Review Board of ICF International. Informed written consent was obtained from each participant, and for adolescents less than 18 years consent was obtained from their parents/guardian and assent from them. Participation in the survey was completely based on willingness and with full autonomy to participate fully, partially and or to reject participation at any point of the interview. All participants’ information was processed anonymously and is labeled with only Identification codes in the EDHS dataset [CitationRef removed].
: Note applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.