Comparison of sexual function in oral contraception pills and Condom in women referring to health centers of Tehran Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Hajian, Sepideh and Sheikhan, Zohre and Simbar, Masoumeh and Zahiroddin, Alireza and Tork Zahrani, Shahnaz and Alamollhoda, Hanieh and Janati Ataee, Padideh and Mirzaee, Sahar (2015) Comparison of sexual function in oral contraception pills and Condom in women referring to health centers of Tehran Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 18 (167). pp. 8-15.

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Abstract

Introduction: Favorite sexual function is one of the health component which is a sign of physical and mental health. Women use oral contraceptive pills for prevention of unwanted pregnancy that their effects on sexual function must be considered. This study was performed with aim to compare sexual function in women using contraceptive pills (OCP) with Condom. Methods: This descriptive-comparative study was conducted on 240 women referring to health centers of Tehran Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in 2013. Data collection tool was Female Sexual Function Index and demographic characteristic questionnaire. Data was analyzed using d SPSS software (version 16), and independent t test. PResults: Mean age of women using OCP was 29.57 ± 5.42 and women using condom 29.23± 5.41 years. No difference was observed between demographic characteristics, sexual function and their dimensions between OCP and Condom groups (P>0.05). Conclusion: OCP didn’t cause sexual dysfunction but their effects cannot be ignored because sexual function is influenced by several factors.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 17:39
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 17:39
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3029

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