Comparison of prevalence and female sexual dysfunction between diabetic and non-diabetic in Kelantan

Rawa Bau, Adibah Harim Ismail, Norhayati Mohd Noor, Hatta Sidi

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Objective: To determine the prevalence and compare the types of female sexual dysfunction between diabetics and non-diabetics. Design: Cross-sectional study Materials and Methods: The study was conducted on 178 diabetic women and 175 non-diabetic women in Out Patient Clinic and Diabetic Centre in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia using systematic random sampling. Malay Version of Female Sexual Function Index was used. Data was entered and analysed by SPSS 12.0 using descriptive and Simple Logistic Regression analyses. Results: The prevalence of sexual dysfunction among diabetics was 26.4% and among non-diabetics was 20.0%. Arousal disorder was reported in 28.7% diabetics and 17.1% non-diabetic (p value 0.040). Sexual satisfactions disorder among diabetics and non-diabetics was 15.2% and 8.0% respectively (p value 0.042). Conclusion: The prevalence of female sexual dysfunction among diabetics was 26.4% and among non-diabetics was 20.0%. Screening for sexual dysfunction should be part of general screening especially among diabetics and interventions were advice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-266
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Medical Journal
Volume17
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

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Keywords

  • Diabetics
  • Female sexual dysfunction

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Comparison of prevalence and female sexual dysfunction between diabetic and non-diabetic in Kelantan. / Bau, Rawa; Ismail, Adibah Harim; Noor, Norhayati Mohd; Sidi, Hatta.

In: International Medical Journal, Vol. 17, No. 4, 12.2010, p. 261-266.

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Bau, Rawa ; Ismail, Adibah Harim ; Noor, Norhayati Mohd ; Sidi, Hatta. / Comparison of prevalence and female sexual dysfunction between diabetic and non-diabetic in Kelantan. In: International Medical Journal. 2010 ; Vol. 17, No. 4. pp. 261-266.
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