Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation.

@article{Masho2009FactorsDW,
  title={Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation.},
  author={Saba W Masho and Lindsey Matthews},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={
          232-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the factors influencing the opinions of women about whether female genital mutilation (FGM) should continue in Ethiopia. METHODS Data from questionnaire surveys of women (n=11375) collected during the Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey were analyzed. Factors influencing the opinions of women concerning whether FGM should continue as a practice in Ethiopia were examined using multiple logistic regression. RESULTS Women who believed that FGM should continue were more… CONTINUE READING

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