DETERMINING SOME OF THE FACTORS RELATED TO SEXUAL FUNCTION AND SATISFACTION AMONG WOMEN IN AHVAZ
Poorandokht Afshari, Maryam Nikbina*, Shahnaz Najar, Mohammad Hosein Haghighizadeh
Introduction: Recognition and investigation of sexuality is one of the most important problem of public health, especially mental health. In other words, sexual function and satisfaction have been one of the most basic aspects of human life and paying attention to it is an essential part of health care standards. Sexual function is also part of sexual health in women. The present study aimed to determine some of the factors related to sexual function and satisfaction in Ahvaz city. Method: This is a descriptive-analytic cross-sectional study. Random sampling method was available which was done on 685 eligible women referred to health centers in Ahvaz. Findings: There was a significant relationship between sexual function and satisfaction and all demographic characteristics and birth control methods. Conclusion: According to the findings of the present study that there is an relationship between demographic characteristics and birth control methods and sexual function and satisfaction, discovering and solving sexual dysfunctions have a significant impact on improving the quality of the marital relationship which is an important step in order to prevent family disputes and its consequences.
Keywords: sexual function, sexual satisfaction, demographic characteristics, birth control methods.
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