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Table 3 Number of foreign-born women and estimated cut women from FGM/C practicing countries by 5 year age groups. Italy 2016a

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

Age groups Total women Women with FGM/C
(medium variant)
FGM/C prevalence First three communities by age
From 15 to 19 years 7702 2761 35.9 Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal
From 20 to 24 years 10,257 4018 39.2 Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal
From 25 to 29 years 18,615 8222 44.2 Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal
From 30 to 34 years 23,553 10,711 45.5 Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal
From 35 to 39 years 25,071 11,140 44.4 Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal
From 40 to 44 years 21,269 9177 43.1 Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal
From 45 to 49 years 15,220 6464 42.5 Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia
From 50 to 54 years 9112 4070 44.7 Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt
From 55 to 59 years 5797 2988 51.5 Ethiopia, Egypt, Nigeria
From 60 to 64 years 4555 2720 59.7 Ethiopia, Egypt, Eritrea
65 years or over 13,543 9249 68.3 Ethiopia, Egypt, Eritrea
Total 154,694 71,522 46.2 Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia
  1. aAccording to the medium variant estimate, column (a) in Table 1
  2. Source: Authors’ elaboration from FGM-Prev Survey, DHS/MICS/PHS/HHS surveys and Eurostat data