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Table 2 Comparisson for all questions on the MFSQ (median and range) before and six weeks 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 (six months 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 = 60 <0.01* (z −6.71)
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 (1.5-7) n = 60 <0.01* (z −4.50)
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 (3–7) n = 54 <0.01* (z −4.60)
4. How often do you feel sexually excited or stimulated during sexual activity? (1 = never, 7 = every time) 4.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (3–7) n = 53 <0.01* (z −5.10)
5. How often do you acheive orgasm during sexual activity? (1 = never, 7 = every time) 4.0 (1–7) n = 53 5.0 (1–7) n = 53 0.01* (z −2.50)
6. How often is vaginal dryness a problem during sexual activity? (1 = every time, 7 = never) 4.0 (1–7) n = 54 5.0 (1–7) n = 53 <0.01* (z −3.13)
7. How often is sexual intercourse painful? (1 = every time, 7 = never) 1.0 (1–7) n = 53 6.0 (1–7) n = 53 <0.01* (z −5.90)
8. Are you satisfied with your partner as a lover? (1 = very dissatisfied, 7 = very satisfied) 7.0 (2–7) n = 55 6.0 (2–7) n = 51 0.61 (z −0.61)
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 (1–7) n = 53 0.10 (z −1.71)
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 −3.10)
11. How often have you satisfied yourself, alone, during the last month? (1 = never, 6 = > 8 times) 1.5 (1–6) n = 60 3.0 (1–6) n = 59 <0.01* (z −4.10)
12. How often do you avoid intercourse in order to avoid pain? (1 = always, 5 = never) 2.0 (1–5) n = 58 4.0 (1–5) n = 52 <0.01* (z −5.80)
  1. *Statistically significant increase in scores