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Table 1 General characteristic of the study population stratified by sexual dysfunction

From: Determinants of sexual dysfunction among clinically diagnosed diabetic patients

Variables Total NSD SD P value
Socio-demographic data
Age (yrs) 59.9 ± 11.3 57.2 ± 11.6 66.1 ± 7.5 < 0.0001
Weight (kg) 76.0 ± 14.3 72.6 ± 10.3 77.6 ± 15.5 0.0078
Height (m) 1.7 ± 8.2 1.7 ± 7.1 1.7 ± 8.6 0.1840
BMI (kg m-2) 26.8 ± 9.8 25.5 ± 3.0 26.6 ± 4.5 0.0462
Income level (Ghc) 212.9 ± 200.6 159.7 ± 81.5 236.6 ± 231.4 0.0033
Perceived intra-vaginal ejaculatory latency time
Adequate (min.) 8.2 ± 4.7 7.4 ± 2.5 8.8 ± 5.3 0.0275
Desirable (min.) 8.5 ± 4.9 7.7 ± 2.6 9.1 ± 5.6 0.0259
Too short (min.) 1.6 ± 1.4 1.3 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 1.5 0.0101
Too long (min.) 24.2 ± 10.9 25.5 ± 8.1 23.7 ± 11.9 0.2046
Biochemical data     
FBS (mmol L-1) 9.4 ± 4.0 9.3 ± 3.4 9.4 ± 4.2 0.8317
Testosterone (ng mL-1) 6.3 ± 2.5 6.7 ± 2.8 6.0 ± 2.1 0.0250
HBA1c (%) 8.6 ± 1.9 8.7 ± 2.1 8.6 ± 1.8 0.7354
Sexual dysfunction subscales
Impotence 5.2 ± 2.0 3.4 ± 1.6 6.2 ± 1.4 < 0.0001
Premature ejaculation 4.9 ± 1.8 3.4 ± 0.9 5.6 ± 1.7 < 0.0001
Non-sensuality 5.1 ± 1.9 3.3 ± 1.7 5.8 ± 1.3 < 0.0001
Avoidance 4.9 ± 1.8 4.9 ± 2.4 4.9 ± 1.5 0.9507
Dissatisfaction 5.0 ± 1.8 3.5 ± 1.9 5.7 ± 1.4 < 0.0001
Non-communication 5.0 ± 1.9 3.3 ± 1.6 5.7 ± 1.5 < 0.0001
Infrequency 5.2 ± 1.8 4.9 ± 1.8 5.3 ± 1.8 0.0874
  1. Data are presented as mean ± Std. Dev. Participant without sexual dysfunction (NSD) were compared with those with sexual dysfunction (SD) using unpaired t-test.