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Table 2 Age specific prevalence (%) of self-reported FGM among all girls ≤ 12 years old in refugee camps, Jijiga, 2004.

From: Prevalence and associated factors of female genital mutilation among Somali refugees in eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Birth status of the girls Age group (years)  
  1–2 3–4 5–6 7–8 9–10 11–12 Total
Second from the last (older)        
   FGM, n (%) 0 0 8 (29.6) 21 (53.8) 29 (78.4) 39 (95.0) 97 (54.5)
   Sub-total, n 12 23 27 39 37 40 178
Last girl (younger)        
   FGM, n (%) 0 1 (3.4) 1 (4.8) 11 (47.8) 10 (76.9) 2 (100.0) 25 (22.7)
   Sub-total, n 22 29 21 23 13 2 110
Both girls        
   FGM, n (%) 0 1 (1.9) 9 (18.8) 32 (51.6) 39 (78.0) 41 (95.2) 122 (42.4)
   Total, n 34 52 48 62 50 42 288