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6.4: Sexual Dysfunction

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  • Sexual dysfunction can pose public health problems, as it is related to public health issues and affects people’s happiness and general well-being.

    According to the National Health and Social Life Survey:

    • The prevalence of sexual dysfunction was found to be higher among women than men.
    • Lack of sexual desire is the most common problem among women
    • For men, the most common sexual problem is premature ejaculation, not erectile dysfunction.
    • Sexual problems increase with age, but sex-related personal distress decreases.