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Table 4 Sexual function results

From: Supracervical hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy: perceived effects on sexual function

  Hysterectomy BSO HRT
  SCH
(N = 33)
TAH
(N = 27)
OR
95% CI
+
(N = 27)
-
(N = 33)
+
(N = 28)
-
(N = 32)
Libido        
   same/better 27(87) 17(68) 3.2 16(64) 28(90) 19(70) 26(87)
   worse 4(13) 8(32) (0.8–12.2) 9(36) 3(10) 8(30) 4(13)
Dyspareunia        
   same/better 30(91) 18(90) 1.1 22(92) 27(90) 24(92) 25(89)
   worse 3(9) 2(10) (0.2–7.3) 2(8) 3(10) 2(8) 3(11)
Multiple orgasm        
   same/better 29(91) 16(73) 7.8 16(67) 29(97) 19(73) 26(93)
   worse 3(9) 6(27) (1.5–40.9) 8(33) 1(3) 7(27) 2(7)
Intercourse frequency        
   same/better 28(85) 14(58)* 3.6 19(73) 23(74) 20(74) 22(73)
   worse 5(15) 10(42) (0.8–16.5) 7(27) 8(26) 7(26) 8(27)
Orgasm frequency        
   same/better 31(94) 12(57)** 11.6 14(61) 29(94) 17(68) 26(90)
   worse 2(6) 9(43) (2.2–61.8) 9(39) 2(6) 8(32) 3(10)
Overall sexual satisfication        
   same/better 31(94) 16(67)*** 7.8 17(65) 30(97) 20(74) 27(90)
   worse 2(6) 8(33) (1.5–40.9) 9(35) 1(3) 7(26) 3(10)
  1. Data are presented as n(%) except OR (95%CI); Not all patients answered every question; *p = 0.01, **p = 0.03, ***p = 0.03, p = 0.02, all others are not significant