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Female Sexual Dysfunction: Prevalence Among Italian Healthy Women

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Unita Complessa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia Identifier:
First received: September 2, 2005
Last updated: February 17, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

Purposes of this study are:

  • To determine the prevalence of female sexual dysfunctions among Italian general population
  • To determine which sexual domains are more frequently compromised
  • To evaluate which of the factors we took into consideration are more frequently associated with FSD

Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Female Sexual Dysfunctions Among Healthy Women Coming to the University of Bologna Gynecology Clinic as Outpatients.

Further study details as provided by Unita Complessa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia:

Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
n° 500 Female outpatient coming to Gynecology Clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female outpatient coming to Gynecology Clinic
  • Age >18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Never had sexual activity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00148200

Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology - S. Orsola Hospital
Bologna, Italy, 40138
Sponsors and Collaborators
Unita Complessa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia
Principal Investigator: Maria Cristina Meriggiola, MD University of Bologna
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Responsible Party: Dr Maria Cristina Meriggiola, Unita Complessa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia Identifier: NCT00148200     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FSD/2005
Study First Received: September 2, 2005
Last Updated: February 17, 2009

Keywords provided by Unita Complessa di Ostetricia e Ginecologia:
female sexual dysfunction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017