Volume 23, Number 110 (3-2014)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2014, 23(110): 238-242 | Back to browse issues page


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Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Mirghafourvand M, Asghari-Jafarabadi M, Tavananezhad N, Karkhaneh M. Modeling of socio-demographic predictors of sexual function in women of reproductive age. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2014; 23 (110) :238-242
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-3394-en.html

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Background and purpose: Sexual health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality. This study aimed to determine the status of sexual function, its dimensions, and its socio-demographic predictors in women of reproductive age in Tabriz, Iran, in 2013. Materials and methods: Data were collected by Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) scale and socio-demographic questionnaire. General liner model analysis was used for modeling of socio-demographic predictors of sexual function. Results: The mean score of sexual function was 65.9 ± 15.8 of the possible range of 0-100. Prevalence of sexual dysfunction was 66%. Sufficiency of household income for expenses and the level of satisfaction of spouse were predictors of sexual function in women. Conclusion: With attention to significant impact of the sexual function on health of women and their families, determining the effective factors on sexual satisfaction can assist strengthening of families.
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Type of Study: Research(Original) | Subject: psychology

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