ผู้วิจัย/Authors: Woraluk Somboonporn
ชื่อเรื่อง/Title: Knowledge-Attitude-practice of Sexual Intercourse of Post-menopausal Women Using Hormone Replacement Therapy
แหล่งที่มา/Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2002, Page 167-171.
รายละเอียด / Details:
To study knowledge, attitude, practice and concern related to sexual intercourse of post-menopausal women using hormone replacement therapy. One hundred and thirty subjects were included in the study from the 1st of May 2000 to the 31st of August 2000 at the Menopause Clinic, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen. All subjects were interviewed by a researcher with structured questionnaires. Sixty seven percent of the subjects had an acceptalle level of knowledge, whereas 87.7 percent thoutht that they could have sexual intercourse similar to what they had in their premenopausal period. It was found that 85.4 percent and 88.5 percent of the subjects had either less or obsent sexual desire and less sexual activity, respectively. in terms of their concern, 73.9 percent of the subjects were not worried anout sexual intercourse. The majority of the post-menopausal women using hormone replacement therapy had a good level of knowledge and attitude concerning sexual intercourse. Although most of them had decreased sexual desire and activity, this sexual activity did not cause them concern.
Keywords: attitude, sexual intercouse, post-menopause women, behavior, knowledge
Address: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon kaen
Country of publication: Thailand
Category: Abstract Journal.