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Table 1 The Relationship between participants’ Characteristics with Female Sexual Function index and Depression

From: Association of depression with sexual function in women with history of recurrent pregnancy Loss: descriptive-correlational study in Tehran, Iran

Demographic Characteristics Categories Number (percentage) FSFI Depression
Median(95% confidence interval) Test result Median(95% confidence interval) Test result
Education level High school or lower 17 (13.1) 24.7 (23.4,29.1) ††P = 0.098 17 (12,27) ††P = 0.093
Diploma 41 (32.3) 28.85 (26.8,29.7) 11 (6,14)
Higher education 71 (54.6) 27.9 (26.9,29.45) 11 (7,13)
Job status Housewife 95 (73.1) 27.9 (26.2,29) P = 0.669 12 (9,14) P = 0.569
Employed 35 (26.9) 28.9 (26.4,29.8) 9 (5,18)
Spouse’s education level High school or lower 22 (17) 25.7 (23.4,29) ††P = 0.01 17 (10.5,23) ††P = 0.075
Diploma 36 (27.7) 26.9 (25.5,28.4) 13 (9.5,14)
Higher education 72 (55.4) 29.2 (27.9,29.65) 8.5 (5,11.5)
Spouse’s occupation Self-employment 85 (65.4) 28 (26.15,29) P = 0.332 12 (9,14) P = 0.439
Government job 45 (34.6) 28.6 (27.1,29.79) 11 (6,13)
Economic situation Undesirable 20 (15.4) 29 (25.5,29.45) ††P = 0.033 14 (10,22) ††P = 0.028
Moderate 94 (72.3) 27.3 (26,28.85) 11.5 (9,13.5)
Desirable 16 (12.3) 30 (27.8,31.1) 4.5 (3,12.5)
Duration of marriage (year) 5> 24 (18.5) 27.2 (25.3,29.6) ††P = 0.466 13.5 (7,18) ††P = 0.347
5-9 yr 66 (50.8) 28.45 (26.1,29.19) 13 (9,14)
10-14 yr 40 (30.8) 28.6 (26.7,29.7) 7 (4,12)
Contraception No 64 (49.2) 28.9 (27.4,29.45) P = 0.46 11.5 (9,14.48) P = 0.704
Yes 66 (50.8) 27.3 (25.9,28.95) 11 (7,13.5)
History of infertility No 79 (60.8) 27.9 (26.4,29.15) P = 0.683 11 (7,13) P = 0.094
Yes 51 (39.2) 28.1 (26,29.2) 14 (9,17)
Type of miscarriage Primary 92 (70.8) 27.95 (26.2,29) P = 0.444 12.5 (9,15) P = 0.125
Secondary 38 (29.2) 28.7 (26.4,29.8) 7 (5,13)
Time of Last miscarriage
(month)
12> 66 (50.8) 28.8 (27.2,29.2) ††P = 0.561 12 (9,14.5) ††P = 0.352
12–24 33 (25.4) 28 (25.7,29.89) 9 (6,13)
24≤ 32 (23.8) 27.1 (23.4,29.1) 13 (4,18)
Age (years( 30> 48 (36.9) 26.5 (25.6,28.1) ††P = 0.18 11 (7,16) ††P = 0.976
30–39 75 (57.7) 29 (27.6,29.6) 12 (8,13)
40≤ 7 (5.4) 29.7 (16.55,31.55) 9 (4,32.5)
Spouse’s age (years( 30> 13 (10) 26.6 (25.2,29.05) ††P = 0.782 11 (8.5,17) ††P = 0.315
30–39 89 (68.5) 28.4 (26.4,29.1) 12 (9,14)
40≤ 28 (21.5) 28.55 (24.71,29.75) 7.5 (2,13)
  1. †Mann-Whitney Test ††Kruskal-Wallis Test