Table 4

Regression analysis of age and female genital cutting (FGC)

BSDWaldSigOR (95% CI)
Who performed FGC (n=601)
Ref: doctors
Traditional midwives0.0690.01052.25<0.0011.07 (1.05 to 1.09)
Nurse and trained midwives0.0360.0137.780.0051.04 (1.01 to 1.06)
Who should perform FGC (n=605)
Ref: traditional midwives
Medical doctors−0.4770.12913.63<0.0010.62 (0.48 to 0.79)
Nurse and trained midwives−0.2700.1503.230.730.76 (0.57 to 0.03)
Who will be permitted to perform FGC (n=605)
Ref: traditional midwives
Medical doctors0.0120.0082.070.1500.99 (0.99 to 1.004)
Nurse and trained midwives0.0060.0090.390.5350.99 (0.98 to 1.001)