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Benefits to girl of FC: Prevents adultery (open-ended)

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FCPROADULTRY indicates whether the woman mentioned prevention of adultery when asked an open-ended question about benefits for the girl from female circumcision.


Apart from universe differences FCPROADULTRY is largely comparable across samples.

Comparability - Standard DHS

An open-ended question about the benefits of female circumcision is included in phases I and II of the standard DHS module for female circumcision, though FCPROPADULTRY is a country-specific response and is not included in the standard DHS modules.


  • Guinea 1999: Women age 15-49 who have heard of FC.
  • Guinea: 1999-W, 1999-C, 1999-B