Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: The Secret World of Women as Seen by Men

Table 1

FGM/C prevalence rates per region/LGA.

RegionLocal government areaPrevalence

Great Banjul AreaBanjul56.3%
Kanifing69.5%
West Coast RegionBrikama84.5%
Lower River RegionMansakonko90.6%
North Bank RegionKerewan49.2%
Central River RegionKuntaur63.4%
Janjanbureh75.9%
Upper River RegionBasse99.0%

Source: MICS2010, UNICEF The Gambia—GBOs.

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