Table 2

Comparison of FSFI scores in post-diagnosis patients and controls
Domain Controls Post-diagnosis Reduction p*
Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
FSFI (overall) 23.0 (15.0 – 29.3) 13.5 (5.4 – 17.5) 41.3 % <0.001
Desire 3.0 (2.4 – 3.6) 1.2 (1.2 – 4.0) 60.0 % 0.001
Arousal 3.5 (2.7 – 4.2) 1.8 (0.3 – 2.4) 48.6 % <0.001
Lubrication 4.1 (2.5 – 5.4) 1.8 (0.3 – 3.2) 56.1 % 0.003
Orgasm 3.8 (1.3 – 5.1) 1.6 (0.3 – 2.4) 57.9 % 0.003
Satisfaction 4.2 (2.1 – 5.1) 2.2 (1.3 – 3.2) 47.6 % 0.001
Discomfort/Pain 11 (9.0 – 15.0) 8 (0.8 – 10) 27.3 % 0.006

*Mann–Whitney U. IQR, interquartile range.

Cavalheiro et al.

Cavalheiro et al. BMC Women's Health 2012 12:28   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-12-28

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