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Table 3 Main characteristics of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) selected for the analysis

From: The relationship between women’s individual empowerment and the support to female genital cutting continuation: a study on 7 African countries

Country Year of the survey* Original sample size Original sample References
Burkina Faso 2010 13,309 All women Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie—INSD/Burkina Faso and ICF International (2012)
Ivory Coast 2011–2012 6195 All women Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie—INSD/Burkina Faso and ICF International (2012)
Egypt 2014 20,399 Ever married Ministry of Health and Population/Egypt—El-Zanaty and Associates/Egypt—ICF International (2015)
Ethiopia 2011 9,731 All women Central Statistical Agency/Ethiopia and ICF International (2012)
Mali 2012–2013 8737 All women Cellule de Planification et de Statistique—CPS/SSDSPF/Mali—Institut National de la Statistique—INSTAT/Mali—Centre d’Études et d’Information Statistiques—INFO-STAT/Mali and ICF International (2014)
Nigeria 2013 26,930 All women National Population Commission—NPC/Nigeria and ICF International, (2014)
Togo 2013–2014 6230 All women Ministère de la Planification du Développement et de l’Aménagement du Territoire—MPDAT/Togo—Ministère de la Santé—MS/Togo—ICF International (2015)
  1. *Selected surveys are part of the VI wave of investigation in each country