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Ghaderi N, Ghofranipour F, Zarei F. Survey of sexual satisfaction in married men in Sanandaj in 2020. Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry. 2022; 8 (6) :1-9
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Professor, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction: Sexual activity and the resulting satisfaction are among the major features of marital life, paying due attention to which will probably guarantee family survival and health.
Aim: Given the important role of men in marital sexual satisfaction and the focus of previous studies on sexual satisfaction among women, the aim of present study was to investigate the status of sexual satisfaction among married men in Sanandaj in 2020.
Method: The present descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted within the period of 2019-2020. The statistical population included all married men in Sanandaj, who entered the present study and were selected via systematic random sampling in 2019. The data collection tool was the Larson’s Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire, the validity of which had been already confirmed by experts, with its reliability having been confirmed by the Cronbach’s alpha of 0.7. Data were analyzed by SPSS Statistics version 20 using descriptive analysis methods, including the mean, standard deviation, and relative frequency percentage.
Results: The participants mean age was 33.86 ± 4.55. Besides, the majority of the men reported poor (43.1%) and moderate (53.9) sexual satisfaction. Furthermore, the mean and standard deviation of sexual satisfaction in the married men in Sanandaj were estimated at 71.02 ± 6.28.
Conclusion: The results indicate poor to moderate levels of sexual satisfaction in men. Thus, it is suggested that necessary educational programs and interventions be provided to increase married men’s awareness of satisfactory sex through trainings provided at sexual health counseling centers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/11/24 | Accepted: 2022/01/15 | Published: 2022/01/22

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