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dc.contributor.CRUESPUniversidade Estadual de Campinaspt_BR
dc.typeArtigo de periódicopt_BR
dc.titleSexuality in Brazilian women aged 40 to 65 years with 11 years or more of formal education: associated factorspt_BR
dc.contributor.authorValadares, ALpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorPinto, AMpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorOsis, MJpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorConde, DMpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorSousa, MHpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorCosta-Paiva, Lpt_BR
unicamp.author.emailaarao@unicamp.brpt_BR
unicamp.authorValadares, Ana L. Pinto-Neto, Aarao M. Osis, Maria J. Sousa, Maria H. Costa-Paiva, Lusia Univ Estadual Campinas, Dept Gynecol & Obstet, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP, Brazilpt_BR
unicamp.authorConde, Delio M. Univ Fed Goias, Dept Gynecol & Obstet, Goiania, Go, Brazilpt_BR
dc.subjectsexualitypt_BR
dc.subjectmiddle-agedpt_BR
dc.subjectmenopause symptomspt_BR
dc.subjectsexual satisfactionpt_BR
dc.subjectmenopausept_BR
dc.subject.wosHormone Replacement Therapypt_BR
dc.subject.wosPostmenopausal Womenpt_BR
dc.subject.wosOlder Womenpt_BR
dc.subject.wosShort Scalept_BR
dc.subject.wosMenopausept_BR
dc.subject.wosPrevalencept_BR
dc.subject.wosDysfunctionpt_BR
dc.subject.wosSymptomspt_BR
dc.subject.wosPredictorspt_BR
dc.subject.wosInsomniapt_BR
dc.description.abstractObjective: To evaluate factors associated with the sexuality of middle-aged women. Design: Cross-sectional, population-based survey using an anonymous self-response questionnaire. A total of 276 Brazilian-born women, 40 to 65 years old with at least 11 years of formal education, participated in the study. The evaluation instrument was based on the Short Personal Experiences Questionnaire. Seven components were analyzed: satisfaction in sexual activities, orgasm, intensity of desire, self-classification of sexual life, frequency of arousal, sexual activity, and sexual fantasies. Sociodemograpbic, clinical, behavioral, and reproductive factors were evaluated. Data were analyzed using the chi(2) and Fisher exact tests and Poisson multiple regression analysis. Prevalence ratios (PRs) and their 95% CIs were calculated. Results: The median sexuality score was 9 (range, 2.45-13.77). Bivariate analysis indicated that being 50 years of age or older; in the menopausal transition or postmenopause; not having a sexual partner; reporting hot flushes, insomnia, depression, nervousness, sedentary lifestyle, arterial hypertension, or urinary incontinence; and poor self-perception of health were significantly associated with a below median sexuality score. Multiple regression analysis showed that the prevalence of below median scores was higher in older women (prevalence ratio [PR] = 1.03, 95% CI: 1.01-1.05) and in those with insomnia (PR = 1.46, 95% CI: 1.08-1.96). Having a sexual partner (PR = 0.68, 95% Cl: 0.50-0.92) and feeling well (PR = 0.73, 95% Cl: 0.57-0.94) was associated with a protective effect against a below median sexuality score. Conclusions: Older women and those with insomnia were more likely to have a low sexuality score, whereas those with a sexual partner and who felt well were less likely to have a low sexuality score.pt
dc.relation.ispartofMenopause-the Journal Of The North American Menopause Societypt_BR
dc.relation.ispartofabbreviationMenopause-J. N. Am. Menopause Soc.pt_BR
dc.publisher.cityPhiladelphiapt_BR
dc.publisher.countryEUApt_BR
dc.publisherLippincott Williams & Wilkinspt_BR
dc.date.issued2008pt_BR
dc.date.monthofcirculationMAR-APRpt_BR
dc.identifier.citationMenopause-the Journal Of The North American Menopause Society. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 15, n. 2, n. 264, n. 269, 2008.pt_BR
dc.language.isoenpt_BR
dc.description.volume15pt_BR
dc.description.issuenumber2pt_BR
dc.description.firstpage264pt_BR
dc.description.lastpage269pt_BR
dc.rightsfechadopt_BR
dc.sourceWeb of Sciencept_BR
dc.identifier.issn1072-3714pt_BR
dc.identifier.wosidWOS:000253926000012pt_BR
dc.identifier.doi10.1097/gme.0b013e31813c687dpt_BR
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