Received: 17 February 2021
Accepted: 22 April 2021
First Online: 1 July 2021
: 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) and participants also provided oral informed consent.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.