Determination of the premature ejaculation among men presenting with sexual dysfunction in clinical settings (2003 – 2006)
   
Principal Investigator: Quek Kia Fatt
Funding  
Agency: University of Malaya
Grant Fundamental Research Project Fund
Amount RM 40,000
Period 2003-2006
   
To determine the prevalence of sexual problem particularly PE and erectile dysfunction (ED) among people living in urban areas and to investigate the characteristics associated with these sexual problems. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale wais used as a measure of the psychological status while ED status was assessed using the International Index of Erectile Function questionnaire. The prevalence of self-reported sexual problems for ED and PE were 41.6% and 22.3%, respectively. In those subjects with ED, 33.5% reported to have PE. Of the total of 430 subjects, anxiety was present in 8.1%, while depression was 5.3%. The prevalence of PE accounted for 25% anxiety and 14.6% for depression respectively in the population. EDs were associated with diabetes and hypertension, while factors associated with PE were anxiety and depression.

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