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Table 3 Help-seeking patterns for FSD among women

From: Help-seeking behaviors for female sexual dysfunction: a cross sectional study from Iran

  Number %
Help-seeking for FSD (n = 786)   
None 281 35.8
From gynecologist 261 33.2
From general practitioner 109 13.9
From psychiatrist 11 1.4
From more than one health professionals 124 15.7
Attitudes and beliefs for not seeking help for FSD (n = 281)   
I am ashamed to speak about it 27 9.6
Doctor can not help me 27 9.6
I had time constraints 110 39.1
It did not occur to me 80 28.5
I was not asked about my problem during my routine visit(s) 5 1.8
Responding to more than one choices 32 11.4
Are you willing to have treatment now? (n = 281)   
No 62 22.1
Yes 160 56.9
I am not sure 59 21.0