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Table 1 Estimated prevalence of FGM/C among foreign-born women from FGM/C practicing countries. Italy 2016

From: Female genital mutilation/cutting in Italy: an enhanced estimation for first generation migrant women based on 2016 survey data

Country Prevalence of FGM/C among foreign born women and confidence interval
(a)
Correction according to the selection hypothesis
(b)
Most recent national estimation (c)
% Year Source
Mali 92.0 (90.6; 93.5) 1.01 91.4 2013 DHS
Sudan 91.5 (90.2; 92.8) 1.04 86.6 2014 MICS
Somalia 89.5 (81.1; 98.0) Direct estimation 97.9 2006 MICS
Djibouti 83.2 (81.7; 84.6) 0.99 93.1 2006 MICS
Burkina Faso 71.6 (63.7; 79.6) Direct estimation 75.8 2010 DHS
Guinea 71.0 (68.7; 73.3) 0.95 96.9 2012 DHS
Nigeria 69.8 (56.9; 82.7) Direct estimation 24.8 2013 DHS
Eritrea 69.8 (58.4; 81.3) Direct estimation 83.0 2010 Population and Health Survey
Gambia. The 69.6 (67.5;71.8) 0.93 74.9 2013 DHS
Ethiopia 63.7 (61.5;65.8) 0.83 65.2 2016 DHS
Sierra Leone 61.2 (60.5;61.8) 0.87 89.6 2013 DHS
Egypt 60.7 (52.5;68.9) Direct estimation 87.2 2015 Health Issues Survey (DHS)
Mauritania 52.5 (50.9;54.1) 0.75 69.4 2011 MICS
Indonesia 49.0 (47.1;50.9) Data not available 49.0 2016 Unicef
Liberia 38.6 (36.6;40.6) 0.68 49.8 2013 DHS
Guinea-Bissau 33.5 (31.4;35.5) 0.74 44.9 2014 MICS
Senegal 27.5 (18;37.1) Direct estimation 24.7 2014 DHS
Chad 21.0 (19.7;22.3) 0.63 38.4 2014–15 MICS
Kenya 17.5 (16.2;18.9) 0.64 21.0 2014 DHS
Central Afr. Rep. 16.9 (15.4;23.5) 0.62 24.2 2010 MICS
Yemen 15.8 (14.6;17) 0.77 18.5 2013 DHS
Côte d’Ivoire 10.7 (2.4;19) Direct estimation 38.2 2011–12 DHS
Tanzania 7.2 (6.3;8.1) 0.39 14.6 2010 DHS
Iraq 4.8 (4.4;5.2) 0.52 8.1 2011 DHS
Benin 3.8 (3.3;4.2) 0.30 9.2 2014 MICS
Togo 2.6 (1.9;3.2) 0.45 4.7 2013–2014 DHS
Uganda 1.6 (0.8;2.4) 1.05 1.4 2011 DHS
Ghana 1.4 (1;1.7) 0.32 3.8 2011 MICS
Niger 1.1 (0.7;1.4) 0.55 2.0 2012 DHS
Cameroon 0.6 (0.3;1) 0.46 1.4 2004 DHS
South Sudan 1.4 (0.04; 2.4) Data not available 1.4 2010 Southern Sudan Household Survey
  1. Source: Authors’ elaboration from FGM-Prev Survey and DHS/MICS/PHS/HHS surveys