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Received: 21 December 2016
Accepted: 1 August 2018
First Online: 14 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance for the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey – in line with the global DHS Program – was provided by the Ghana Health Service Ethical Review Committee of the Ghana Health Service, Ghana as well as the Institutional Review Board of ICF International, Maryland, USA. Informed consent was obtained from all participants prior to the interviews. In addition, for young girls below age 18 taking part in the study, parental consent and adolescent assent were obtained.Also, the DHS Program gives its registered dataset users access to unrestricted survey data for academic research. The authors of this paper are registered dataset users with the DHS Program.
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