Received: 29 January 2018
Accepted: 15 May 2018
First Online: 20 September 2018
: CM has MPH and is a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at Malawi Ministry of Health, South<b>-</b>West Zone Quality Management Office in Blantyre. AM has BSc in Nursing and he is studying towards MPH at University of Malawi. BN has BSc in Nursing and midwifery from University of Malawi – Kamuzu College of Nursing. CZ is a PhD student at University College London in UK.
: Permission to use the data was obtained from the MEASURE DHS, which is the monitoring and evaluation body of the demographic health survey (DHS) globally. The original study obtained ethical clearance from the Malawi’s National Health Sciences Research Committee (NHSRC). All participants provided oral informed consent<b>.</b>
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