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Table 4 Distribution of respondents by FGC status, daughter’s circumcision and opinion about its discontinuation and socio-demographic factors

From: Cohort analysis of the state of female genital cutting in Nigeria: prevalence, daughter circumcision and attitude towards its discontinuation

Background uOR (95% CI) uOR (95% CI) uOR (95% CI)
Characteristics Respondent circumcised Daughter’s circumcised Circumcision discontinuation
Cohort
 1959–1963 3.2(2.83–3.69)* 7.7(4.08–12.5)* 1.1(0.93–1.26)
 1964–1968 2.4(2.12–2.69)* 4.2(3.33–5.34)* 1.4(1.16–1.62)*
 1969–1973 2.1(1.84–2.40)* 5.1(3.96–6.47)* 1.3(1.06–1.47)**
 1974–1978 1.7(1.45–1.89)* 6.4(5.03–8.13)* 1.3(1.12–1.55)**
 1979–1983 1.3(1.15–1.49)* 6.8(5.39–8.62)* 1.2(1.03–1.41)***
 1984–1988 1.1(1.01–1.30)*** 6.9(5.44–8.67)* 1.1(0.88–1.19)
 1989–1993 0.9(0.87–1.13) 5.9(4.67–7.42)* 1.1(0.88–1.20)
 1994–1998 0.9(0.75–0.98)*** 4.4(3.46–5.58)* 1.2(1.01–1.37)***
 1999–2003 (R.C) 1.0 1.0 1.0
Religion
 Christian 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Islam 0.6(0.57–0.65)* 2.7(2.49–2.92)* 0.3(0.24–0.29)*
 Others 1.2(0.90–1.58) 1.9(1.29–2.70)** 0.3(0.20–0.36)*
Ethnicity
 Hausa/F 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Igbo 2.9(2.63–3.11)* 0.4(0.36–0.46)* 3.9(3.48–4.28)*
 Yoruba 4.3(3.95–4.75)* 0.6(0.57–0.71)* 2.1(1.88–2.29)*
 Others 0.6(0.58–0.69)* 0.2(0.19–0.24)* 4.2(3.79–4.56)*
Region
 North Central 1.0 1.0 1.0
 North East 0.3(0.19–0.26)* 1.6(1.35–1.86)* 0.7(0.56–0.75)*
 North West 1.4(1.24–1.56)* 3.6(3.14–4.22)* 0.3(0.24–0.31)*
 South East 3.5(3.10–3.90)* 1.5(1.23–1.71)* 1.2(1.01–1.34)***
 South South 1.4(1.27–1.62)* 0.7(0.59–0.88)** 1.6(1.39–1.93)*
 South West 3.8(3.32–4.20)* 1.9(1.52–2.10)* 0.8()0.66–0.88*
Residence
 Urban 1.5(1.40–1.58)* 0.6(0.53–0.62)* 1.0
 Rural 1.0 1.0 0.6(0.51–0.59)*
Education
 None   6.2(5.21–7.46)* 1.0
 Primary   3.8(3.15–4.62)* 2.6(2.35–2.87)*
 Secondary   1.9(1.60–2.34)* 3.2(2.97–3.51)*
 Higher   1.0 6.8(5.89–7.97)*
Wealth Ind.
 Poorest   3.8(3.32–4.30)* 1.0
 Poorer   2.8(2.43–3.17)* 1.7(1.50–1.85)*
 Middle   2.1(1.87–2.45)* 2.6(2.30–2.85)*
 Richer   1.6(1.43–1.88)* 3.3(2.96–3.66)*
 Richest   1.0 5.2(4.65–5.87)*
Marital Stat.
 Never married   0.2(0.10–0.41)* 1.5(1.24–1.71)*
 Curr. married   1.4(1.21–1.60)* 0.7(0.58–0. 76)*
 Separated/D   1.0 1.0
Partner’s Ed.
 None   1.0 2.7(2.39–2.97)*
 Primary   0.7(0.59–0.74)* 3.1(2.79–3.39)*
 Secondary   0.5(0.43–0.53)* 4.6(4.07–5.28)*
 Higher   0.4(0.32–0.42)* 0.9(0.64–1.45)
 Don’t know   1.03(0.68–1.55) 1.0
CRR
 No   1.0 1.0
 Yes   3.9(3.65–4.32)* 0.1(0.08–0.81)*
 Don’t know   0.8(0.55–1.28) 0.5(0.35–0.72)*
CSR
 No   1.0 4.5(4.15–4.81)*
 Yes   6.0(5.53–6.54)* 1.0
  1. CRR circumcision required by religion, CSR circumcision status of the respondent, n number of cases of females circumcised within the group; *p < 0.001; **p < 0.01; ***p<0.05; ns not statistically significant at 5%