Table 1 Three most important factors parents considered when deciding whether to circumcise their sons
FACTORSPROPORTION OF PARENTS
Supporting circumcision
  • Hygiene

61.9
  • Prevention of infection or cancer

44.8
  • Father is circumcised

40.9
Not supporting circumcision
  • Not medically necessary

32.0
  • Father is not circumcised

18.8
  • Concerns about infection and bleeding during procedure

15.5