Quality of sexual life and subjective well-being after treatment of patients with cervical cancer: an exploration of the different stages

Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2023     |     PP. 223-239      |     PDF (1070 K)    |     Pub. Date: August 8, 2023
DOI: 10.54647/cm321152    58 Downloads     2717 Views  

Author(s)

Yan Shi, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
Meijiao He, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
Meichen Weng, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
Xunjun Liao, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China
Jun Cai, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, China

Abstract
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the sexual function and subjective well-being of the CCSs in different stages, and to explore the relationship between sexual function and subjective well-being.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was used to investigate the sexual function and subjective well-being for CCSs(N=212). Basic demographic information about the CCSs was collected. Data were analyzed by a one-way analysis of variance and Pearson correlation analysis.
Results: The total scores of Female Sexual Function Index and Index of Well-being were different in different stages(P<0.001). As the stage progressed, both the sexual function index and well-being index was decreased. The Female Sexual Function Index in stage I to IV scores ranged from was 19.86(SD=7.53) to 2.12(SD=0.44), and Index of Well-being scores ranged from 7.91(SD=2.04) to 3.97(SD=0.90). From sub-dimension of sexual function and subjective well-being analysis, CCSs had different symptoms in different stages. In the Pearson correlation analysis, there was a positive correlation between sexual function and subjective well-being(R2=0.5214,P<0.001).
Conclusions: The quality of sexual life and subjective well-being of CCSs varied by stage, and the higher quality of sexual life, the higher subjective well-being. Health care workers should improve the awareness of sexual problems and provide personalized care according to different situations.

Keywords
Uterine cervical neoplasms, Sexual dysfunction, Quality of life, Subjective well-being, A cross-sectional study

Cite this paper
Yan Shi, Meijiao He, Meichen Weng, Xunjun Liao, Jun Cai, Quality of sexual life and subjective well-being after treatment of patients with cervical cancer: an exploration of the different stages , SCIREA Journal of Clinical Medicine. Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2023 | PP. 223-239. 10.54647/cm321152

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