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Table 3 Distribution of the different forms of FGM and its operators in refugee camps, Jijiga, 2004.

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

  Younger girls,
n (%)
Older girls,
n (%)
Total,
n (%)
Type of FGM    
   Clitoral cutting 20 (80.0) 58 (59.8) 78 (63.9)
   Vaginal sewing 5 (20.0) 39 (40.2) 44 (36.1)
Operator    
   Traditional female circumciser 19 (76.0) 80 (82.5) 99 (81.1)
   Traditional birth attendant 6 (24.0) 16 (16.5) 22 (18.0)
   Health worker 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 1 (0.9)
Total 25 (20.5) 97 (79.5) 122 (100.0)