Research Article

Female Genital Mutilation in Infants and Young Girls: Report of Sixty Cases Observed at the General Hospital of Abobo (Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, West Africa)

Table 3

Distribution of patients according to the age at FGM practice and FGM types.

Age at FGM practice (years)FGM classification (WHO)
Type IType IITotal

1–5 12829
5–10 7512


There is a high risk to have undergone FGM type II between 1–5 years (IC 95% value < 0.05).