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Table 4 Logistic regression for factors associated with the practice of FGM among girls in refugee camps, Jijiga, 2004.

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

Parent characteristics Circumcision status of girls Odds Ratio (95% CI)*
  Circumcised,
n(%)
Not circumcised,
n(%)
Crude Adjusted
Age of parent     
   < 35 54 (87.1) 55 (52.9) 6.01 (2.5, 15.94) 6.65 (2.6, 16.7)**
   ≥35 8 (12.9) 49 (47.1) 1 1
Duration of stay in camp     
   ≤10 years 5 (8.1) 16 (15.4) 0.5 (0.1, 1.5) 1.06 (0.3,3.6)
   >10 57 (91.9) 88 (84.6) 1 1
Attended formal school     
   Yes 55 (88.7) 98 (94.2) 2.1 (0.6, 7.9) 3.6 (0.9, 14.4)
   No 7 (11.3) 6 (5.8) 1 1
Knew at least one of FGM complications     
   Yes 16 (25.8) 27 (26.0) 1.1 (0.5, 2.3) 0.5 (0.2, 1.2)
   No 46 (74.2) 77 (74.0) 1 1
Participation in anti-FGM interventions     
   Yes 28 (45.2) 77 (74.0) 0.3 (0.2, 0.6) 0.3 (0.2, 0.6)**
   No 34 (54.8) 27 (26.0) 1 1
  1. * CI = Confidence interval, ** = Statistically significant difference