Table 2

Single most important factor in supporting circumcision, as indicated by parents: N = 143.

FACTORSN (%)
Hygiene73 (51.0)
Prevention of infection or cancer22 (15.4)
Father circumcised12 (8.4)
Personal preference11 (7.7)
Religion9 (6.3)
Doctor advises it5 (3.5)
Looks better3 (2.1)
It just seems right3 (2.1)
To look like other boys2 (1.4)
Other sons are circumcised0 (0.0)
Other3 (2.1)