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Perceptions in Reproductive Medicine

Sexual Dysfunction and Quality of Life in Colombian Histerectomized Women

Submission: December 04, 2017;Published: December 22, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/PRM.2017.01.000513

ISSN: 2640-9666
Volume1 Issue3


Sexual dysfunction was identified as an associated factor to severe impairment of quality of life in hysterectomized Colombian women, using the scales Female Sexual Function Index (abbreviated version of six questions) and Menopause Rating Scale. In 390 women living in the Colombian’s Caribbean, previously hysterectomized and sexually active was found that 59.7% had sexual dysfunction. It was estimated that sexual dysfunction was a not adjusted risk factor for severe deterioration of quality of life; OR: 5,35 (95%Cl:3, 12-8,99). This study is part of the research project CAVIMEC (Calidad de vida en la menopausia y etniascolombianas).

Keywords: Menopause; Quality of life; Sexual dysfunction

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