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Table 2 Prevalence of sexual dysfunction according to age group using GRISS

From: Incidence of sexual dysfunction: a prospective survey in Ghanaian females

  Age (years)  
Variable 18-22 23-27 28-32 33-37 38-42 43-47 ≥ 48 P value
n 38 94 78 41 21 13 14  
Difficulties (%)*  
Sexual dysfunction 73.7 72.3 73.1 73.2 57.1 76.9 85.7 0.9
Avoidance 76.3 64.9 57.7 56.1 47.6 92.3 57.1 0.3
Non-sensuality 52.6 61.7 65.4 68.3 47.6 69.2 50.0 1.0
Infrequency 65.8 69.1 80.8 75.6 52.4 61.5 71.4 0.8
Vaginismus 65.8 63.8 66.7 65.9 81.0 76.9 85.7 0.04
Anorgasmia 71.2 70.2 74.4 68.3 66.7 92.3 85.7 0.2
Non-communication 52.6 56.4 52.6 48.8 71.4 53.8 42.9 0.9
Dissatisfaction 71.1 74.5 84.6 80.5 76.2 76.9 71.4 0.7
Severe difficulties (%)**  
Sexual dysfunction 2.6 5.3 2.6 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Avoidance 21.1 12.8 5.1 2.4 4.8 7.7 21.4 0.2
Non-sensuality 10.5 14.9 11.5 14.6 4.8 0.0 7.1 0.2
Infrequency 13.2 11.7 11.5 7.3 14.3 15.4 21.4 0.6
Vaginismus 0.0 8.5 2.6 9.8 4.8 7.7 14.3 0.2
Anorgasmia 5.3 9.6 10.3 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.1 0.4
Non-communication 13.2 14.9 9.0 14.6 9.5 7.7 0.0 0.2
Dissatisfaction 10.5 13.8 9.0 14.6 9.5 0.0 7.1 0.3
  1. *Score of 5-9 and **Score of 8 or 9. P values were derived from chi square for trend.