Article: Awareness and practice of female genital mutilation/cutting in a semi-urban community in southwest Nigeria
作者: AWOLEKE Adeola Olabisi AWOLEKE Jacob Olumuyiwa IBRAHIM Blessing Saidat
刊名: Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2019
来源数据库: Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
原始语种摘要: Despite efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation and cutting, the harmful practice has persisted in southwest Nigeria. There is an urgent need for accurate data highlighting predictors of the practice so that interventions to eliminate it can be effective. A population-based, cross-sectional survey of women in Ado – Ekiti Local Government Area was conducted to address this need. FGM/C prevalence was 67.2%, and 94% of the women interviewed were aware of the practice. Although most, 142 (39.3%), of the women heard of FGM/C from healthcare personnel, half, 181 (50.1%), of the respondents noted that healthcare providers performed the FGM/C in the community. Young and middle-aged women, of Yoruba extraction who were married, and multiparous, were significantly more likely to have...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • practice 实践
  • Article 物品
  • female 女性的
  • urban 城市
  • mutilation 残缺
  • cutting 伐木
  • community 群落
  • employment 雇用
  • genital 生殖的
  • multivariate 多元