Received: 19 February 2021
Accepted: 25 May 2021
First Online: 9 June 2021
: We used secondary data from the NDHS 2016. The NDHS 2016 was approved by an ethical review board of Nepal Health Research Council, Nepal, and ICF Marco International, Maryland, USA. The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) (Nepal), ICF International Maryland, and DHS program (USA) approved and oversaw the overall research process of the NDHS 2016. The NDHS data are publicly available for further analysis, and data were deidentified of the research participants. This study did not require ethical approval from respective institutions. However, the first author took approval for download and use of dataset for his doctoral thesis, downloaded data of individual women record from the Nepal data file available from the DHS program.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declared that they have no competing interests.