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Table 1 Number of cases by FGM/C types, complications (total, immediate and late) and types of complications

From: Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the Gambia, evidence into action

  FGM/C type TOTAL
  I II III  
Cases 577
(66.2%)
229 (26.3%) 65 (7.5%) 871
(100%)
Total complications directly arising from FGM/C a 137
(23.7%)
126 (55.0%) 36 (55.4%) 299 (34.3%)
Immediate complications b 36
(26.3%)
55 (43.7%) 19 (52.8%) 110 (36.8%)
Infectionsc 32
(88.9%)
48 (87.3%) 16 (84.2%) 96 (87.3%)
Haemorrhagec 10
(27.8%)
23 (41.8%) 7 (36.8%) 40 (36.4%)
Anaemiac 15
(41.7%)
17 (30.9%) 10 (52.6%) 42 (38.2%)
Late complications b 101
(73.7%)
71 (56.3%) 17 (47.2%) 189 (63.2%)
Abnormal scarringd 87
(86.1%)
63 (88.7%) 11 (64.7%) 161 (85.2%)
  1. a.- of the total cases, b.- of the total complications (immediate and late) c.- of the total immediate complications, d.- of the total late complications.