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Table 2 Reported anatomical description of FGM among respondents and on their last daughter in Bale zone, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence of female genital mutilation and its effect on women’s health in Bale zone, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Anatomical description Frequency Percent
On respondents   
Flesh removed (partial or total clitoris removed) (type II) 441 78.6
Genital area sewn closed after mutilation of some parts of genital (type III) 44 7.8
Genital area pricked/nicked (type I) 14 2.5
Don’t know 62 11.1
On last (younger) girl   
Flesh removed (partial or total clitoris removed) (type II) 131 87.3
Genital area sewn closed after mutilation of some parts of genital (type III) 12 8.0
Genital area pricked/nicked (type I) 7 4.7