Self‐reported and observed female genital cutting in rural Tanzania: associated demographic factors, HIV and sexually transmitted infections

  title={Self‐reported and observed female genital cutting in rural Tanzania: associated demographic factors, HIV and sexually transmitted infections},
  author={E. Klouman and R. Manongi and K. Klepp},
  journal={Tropical Medicine & International Health},
  • E. Klouman, R. Manongi, K. Klepp
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Tropical Medicine & International Health
  • Objectives  To determine (i) the prevalence and type of female genital cutting (FGC) in a rural multi‐ethnic village in Tanzania, (ii) its associated demographic factors, (iii) its possible associations with HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and infertility and (iv) to assess the consistency between self‐reported and clinically observed FGC. 
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