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Table 5 Adjusted odd ratios of factors associated with FGC among mothers, daughters and opinion about discontinuation of FGC

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

Background aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)
Characteristics Respondent circumcised daughter’s circumcised Circumcision discontinuation
Cohort
 1959–1963 3.1(2.70–3.62)* 6.9(4.85–13.71)* 1.2(0.92–1.66)
 1964–1968 2.4(2.10–2.72)* 2.2(1.61–3.01)* 1.2(0.90–1.56)
 1969–1973 2.1(1.78–2.38)* 3.1(2.23–4.29)* 1.3(0.97–1.75)
 1974–1978 1.6(1.41–1.89)* 4.3(3.12–5.88)* 1.3(0.96–1.71)
 1979–1983 1.3(1.16–1.54)* 5.7(4.17–7.79)* 1.1(0.81–1.43)
 1984–1988 1.2(1.02–1.35)*** 5.8(4.24–7.88)* 0.9(0.75–1.31)
 1989–1993 1.1(0.96–1.26) 4.6(3.36–6.20)* 0.8(0.63–1.09)
 1994–1998 0.9(0.79–1.05) 3.7(2.68–5.01)* 0.7(0.58–1.02)
 1999–2003 (R.C) 1.0 1.0 1.0
Religion
 Christian 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Islam 1.5(1.31–1.67)* 1.5(1.27–1.81)* 0.6(0.51–0.73)*
 Others 1.3(0.97–1.86)* 0.6(0.39–1.03) 0.8(0.48–1.16)
Ethnicity
 Hausa/F 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Igbo 0.8(0.60–0.97)* 0.9(0.58–1.29) 1.3(0.84–1.95)
 Yoruba 2.4(1.97–2.99)* 1.3(0.97–1.74) 0.8(0.57–1.05)
 Others 0.4(0.33–0.47)* 0.5(0.42–0.61)* 1.2(0.97–1.41)
Region
 North Central 1.0 1.0 1.0
 North East 0.2(0.16–0.24)* 3.1(2.36–3.95)* 0.6(0.50–0.81)*
 North West 0.9(0.75–1.06) 3.4(2.64–4.40)* 0.5(0.35–0.58)*
 South East 3.9(3.24–4.89)* 1.3(0.86–1.92) 1.2(0.80–1.85)
 South South 2.5(2.20–2.94)* 1.1(0.78–1.37) 1.4(1.10–1.89)**
 South West 1.5(1.31–1.79)* 1.2(0.87–1.43) 0.9(0.71–1.18)
Residence
 Urban 1.1(1.05–1.22)* 0.8(0.70–0.89)* 1.0
 Rural 1.0 1.0 0.9(0.87–1.12)
Education
 None   1.8(1.37–2.37)* 1.0
 Primary   1.9(1.42–2.40)* 1.2(1.01–1.38)***
 Secondary   1.7(1.32–2.12)* 1.2(0.97–1.39)
 Higher   1.0 1.9(1.40–2.48)*
Wealth Ind.
 Poorest   1.8(1.46–2.26)* 1.0
 Poorer   1.4(1.12–1.71)** 1.4(1.18–1.59)*
 Middle   1.4(1.14–1.68)** 1.7(1.46–2.05)*
 Richer   1.2(1.04–1.48)*** 1.9(1.52–2.24)*
 Richest   1.0 2.1(1.63–2.58)*
Marital Stat.
 Never married   0.7(0.61–1.15 1.3(1.14–1.69)*
 Curr. married   0.9(0.71–1.16) 0.5(0.38–0. 57)*
 Separated/D   1.0 1.0
Partner’s Ed.
 None   1.0  
 Primary   1.1(0.93–1.29) 1.4(1.15–1.59)*
 Secondary   1.1(0.93–1.27) 1.3(1.07–1.49)**
 Higher   1.2(0.92–1.38) 1.5(1.22–1.86)*
 Don’t know   1.6(0.97–2.78) 0.6(0.31–0.98)***
CRR
 No   1.0  
 Yes   3.2(2.88–3.59)* 0.1(0.07–0.10)*
 Don’t know   0.8(0.45–1.29) 0.8(0.48–1.19)
CSR
 No   1.0 7.9(7.03–9.07)*
 Yes   6.1(2.94–9.39)* 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; ns not statistically significant at 5%