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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - April 2016 to June 2016, Experimental Statistics Report

Publication date: 09:30 September 06, 2016

Summary

The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset (SCCI 2026) is a repository for individual level data collected by healthcare providers in England, including acute hospital providers, mental health providers and GP practices


Key Facts

The Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Enhanced Dataset (SCCI 2026) is a repository for individual level data collected by healthcare providers in England, including acute hospital providers, mental health providers and GP practices.

All figures reported below relate to national level English data for attendances during the quarter April to June 2016

Caution is advised throughout any interpretation of these findings because data completeness is often low and varies by commissioning region and submitter.

  • Between April and June 2016, there were 2,029 attendances reported at NHS trusts and GP practices where FGM was identified or a procedure for FGM was undertaken.
  • There were 1,293 women and girls who had their FGM information collected in the Enhanced Dataset for the first time. This does not necessarily mean that the attendance is the woman or girl's first attendance for FGM, or that the FGM has recently been undertaken. It is the first time their information has been collected in the FGM Enhanced Dataset.

Definitions

1 Newly Recorded women and girls with FGM are those who have had their FGM information collected in the FGM Enhanced Dataset for the first time. This will include those identified as having FGM and those having treatment for their FGM.

 

'Newly recorded' does not necessarily mean that the attendance is the woman or girl's first attendance for FGM.

2 Total Attendances refers to all attendances in the reporting period where FGM was identified or a procedure for FGM was undertaken. Women and girls may have one or more attendances in the reporting period. This category includes both newly recorded and previously identified women and girls.


Coverage

Date Range: 01 April 2016 to 30 June 2016
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups

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