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Table 2 Comparison of all obstetric records for women with FGM in ObstetriX and Midwives Databases, 2006–2012

From: Obstetric outcomes for women with female genital mutilation at an Australian hospital, 2006–2012: a descriptive study

  ObstetriX Database
  Gradea I-II Grade III-IV Not known Not recorded Total
Midwives Database Type I-II 43 2 35 30 110
  Type III-IV 10 20 15 19 64
  In Midwives Database but FGM type not recorded 0 0 3 3 6
  Does not appear in Midwives Database 5 1 5 8857 8868
  Total 58 23 58 8909 9048
  1. aThe ObstetriX Database codes FGM as either Not known, Grade 1–2 or Grade 3–4, whereas the Midwives Database codes to the more specific type I, II or III