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Table 2 Percentage of women in Burkina Faso experiencing FGM by age-group and year of interview

From: Trends and protective factors of female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso: 1999 to 2010

Age at circumcision 1999 2003 2010
0 to 5 years 34.2 58.6 69.0
6 to 10 years 30.5 26.4 24.9
11 to 15 years 5.5 5.5 5.2
16 years and more 1.0 0.6 0.6
Don’t know 28.9 8.9 0.3
  N = 4616 N = 9524 N = 12923
  1. Sources of data: DHS 1999, 2003, 2010, Chi square test P value <0.001.