Table 2.

Reasons Given For Decision

FrequencyPercent
Mother's choice8959.7
Father's choice7449.7
Health reasons5939.6
Looks like father3422.8
Not necessary3020.1
Doctor's advice2114.1
Religious practice1812.1
Circumcision painful1812.1
Looks like peers117.4
Looks like brother(s)106.7
Other85.4
Affect sexual function74.7
Circumcision dangerous32.0
Born premature21.3
Child adopted1.7