Funding for this research was provided by:
United Nations Population Fund, Ghana (N/A)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-12
Received: 29 December 2018
Accepted: 26 September 2019
First Online: 12 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Ghana Demographic and Health Survey protocol was reviewed and approved by the Ghana Health Service Ethical Review Committee and the Institutional Review Board of ICF International. Ethical clearance was acquired from the Ghana Health Service Ethical Review Committee and the Population Council Institutional Review Board for the qualitative component of this study. Permission was also obtained from community leaders in the study areas. For both datasets, written consent of each participant was obtained and where necessary written parental/guardian consent was obtained before the participant assented to be part of the study. Respondents gave their consent to participate in the studies voluntarily.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.