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Table 1 Scores for all questions on the MFSQ (median and range) and comparison of individual question scores before and directly after completed treatment using Wilcoxon signed rank test (paired)

From: Erratum to: Treatment of Provoked Vulvodynia in a Swedish cohort using desensitization exercises and cognitive behavioral therapy

Question MFSQ (before treatment) MFSQ (directly after treatment)  
  Median (range) Median (range) p-value
1. Are you satisfied with the extent of your sexual life at the present moment? (1 = very dissatisfied, 7 = very satisfied) 2.0 (1–6) n = 60 5.0 (1–7)n = 59 <0.01* (z −6.50)
2. Approximately how many times, during the last month, have you thought about sex or had sexual fantasies? (1 = never, 7 = >10 times per day) 3.0 (1–6)n = 60 4.0 (1–7)n = 59 <0.01* (z −5.10)
3. Does sexual activity give you pleasure? (1 = no pleasure at all, 7 = a lot of pleasure) 4.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (13–7) n = 53 <0.01* (z −5.10)
4. How often do you feel sexually excited or stimulated during sexual activity? (Example: increased pulse, increased vaginal lubrication, skin redness, quicker breathing, increased sensitivity in the skin and erogenous areas). (1 = never, 7 = every time) 4.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (2–7) n = 54 <0.01* (z −4.51)
5. How often do you achieve orgasm during sexual activity? (For example increased pulse, increased vaginal lubrication, skin redness, quicker breathing, increased sensitivity in the skin and erogenous areas). (1 = never, 7 = every time) 4.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (1–7) n = 54 <0.01* (z −3.85)
6. How often is vaginal dryness a problem during sexual activity? (1 = every time, 7 = never) 4.0 (1–7) n = 54 6.0 (2–7) n = 54 <0.01* (z −3.60)
7. How often is sexual intercourse painful? (1 = every time, 7 = never) 1.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (2–7) n = 53 <0.01* (z −6.01)
8. Are you satisfied with your partner as a lover? (1 = very dissatisfied, 7 = very satisfied) 7.0 (2–7) n = 55 6.0 (1–7) n = 54 0.75 (z −0.32)
9. Are you satisfied with your partner as a fellow human and friend? (1 = very dissatisfied, 7 = very satisfied) 7.0 (2–7) n = 54 7.0 (2–7) n = 54 0.06 (z −1.90)
10. How often have you had sexual intercourse during the last month? (1 = never, 6 = >8 times) 2.0 (1–6) n = 60 3.0 (1–6) n = 59 <0.01* (z −4.51)
11. How often have you satisfied yourself, alone, during the last month? (1 = never, 6 = > 8 times) 1.5 (1–6) n = 60 4.0 (1–6) n = 59 <0.01* (z −5.90)
12. How often do you avoid intercourse in order to avoid pain? (1 = always, 5 = never) 2.0 (1–5) n = 58 4.0 (12–5) n = 52 <0.01* (z −5.71)