Table 6

Comparison of FSFI domain scores according to patient educational attainment
Domain Primary Secondary Higher p*
Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
Desire 1.2 (1.2 – 2.4) 1.8 (1.2 – 3.6) 2.4 (1.2 – 3.0) 0.454
Arousal 1.5 (0.0 – 2.3)a 3.3 (2.1 – 4.2)b 2.4 (1.2 – 3.0)a,b 0.048
Lubrication 1.2 (0.0 – 3.0)a 4.2 (4.2 – 4.8)b 3.0 (1.2 – 3.6)a,b 0.012
Orgasm 1.2 (0.0 – 2.0)a 4.0 (3.6 – 4.0)b 1.6 (1.2 – 2.0)a,b 0.018
Satisfaction 2.0 (1.0 – 2.6)a 4.4 (3.2 – 4.4)b 1.6 (1.2 – 3.2)a,b 0.035
Discomfort/Pain 2.4 (0.0 – 4.0) 4.8 (4.0 – 5.2) 2.8 (1.2 – 4.0) 0.134

*Kruskal-Wallis test.

a,bSame letters indicate no difference on Mann–Whitney U with an alpha of 0.05.

Cavalheiro et al.

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

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