Table 5: Three most frequent combinations of anatomical description alterations versus sociodemographic factors.

Combination 1
Clitoris absent, labia minora, and labia majora present
Type Ib ( )
Combination 2
Clitoris absent, labia minora partially removed, and labia majora present
Type IIb ( )
Combination 3
Clitoris absent, labia minora absent, and labia majora present
Type IIb ( )

Age at FGM
 2–42 (1.6)1 (0.8)0
 5–912 (9.3)15 (12.1)10 (6.7)
 10–1574 (57.4)43 (34.7)48 (32.2)
 15+  20 (15.5)38 (30.7)39 (26.2)
 Do not know21 (16.3)27 (21.8)52 (34.9)
Residency
 Rural43 (33.3)42 (33.9)76 (51)
 Urban86 (66.7)82 (66.1)73 (49)
Ethnic group
 Fulah10 (7.8)9 (7.3)6 (4.3)
 Kissi1 (0.8)01 (0.7)
 Kono3 (2.3)5 (4)9 (6)
 Koranko5 (3.9)7 (5.7)5 (3.4)
 Krio002 (1.3)
 Limba6 (4.7)19 (15.3)30 (20.1)
 Loko1 (0.8)2 (1.6)1 (0.7)
 Madingo7 (5.4)01 (0.7)
 Mende19 (14.7)19 (15.3)13 (8.7)
 Susu2 (1.6)05 (3.4)
 Temne72 (55.8)63 (50.8)75 (50.3)
 Yalonka3 (2.3)01 (0.7)
Religion
 Christian37 (28.7)48 (38.7)47 (31.5)
 Muslim92 (71.3)75 (60.6)102 (68.5)
 Neither Christian nor Muslim1 (0.8)0
Education
 Never been62 (48.1)44 (35.5)68 (45.6)
 Up to primary23 (17.8)24 (19.4)30 (20.1)
 Up to JSS36 (28)34 (27)27 (18.1)
 Up to SSS7 (5.4)11(8.9)14 (9.4)
 Up to tertiary1 (0.8)11 (8.9)10 (6.7)