Table 9

Association between tumor stage and size and sexual activity after diagnosis and after chemotherapy
Variable Sexual activity, post-diagnosis Sexual activity, post-chemotherapy
Ceased (n=6) n (%) Not ceased (n=18) n (%) p* Ceased (n=11) n (%) Not ceased (n=13) n (%) p*
Tumor stage
  II A – B (n=8) 0 (0.0) 8 (44.4) 0.066 0 (0.0) 8 (61.5) 0.002
  III A – B (n=16) 6 (100) 10 (56.6) 11 (100) 5 (38.5)
Tumor size
  T2 (n=8) 1 (16.7) 7 (38.9) 0.352 1 (9.1) 7 (53.8) 0.050
  T3 (n=6) 1 (16.7) 5 (27.8) 3 (27.3) 3 (23.1)
  T4 (n=10) 4 (66.7) 6 (33.3) 7 (70.0) 3 (23.1)

*Pearson’s chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test.

Significant adjusted residuals with alpha = 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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