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Mod Care J 2014, 11(1): 44-54 Back to browse issues page
Compile and Standardization of Tehran Married Women Sexual Function Questionnaire (Tehran-SFQ)
A Kraskian Mujembari , T Keybollahi
Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling and Guidance Faculty of Psychology , adis.kraskian@kiau.ac.ir
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Background and Aim: Sexual function is an important aspect of married life and personal well-being. The aim of the present developing research was to compile and evaluate the reliability and validity of Tehran married women sexual function questionnaire.

 

Materials and Methods: The studies on research background and theoretical basis of the female sexual function, content of the questionnaire based on the inductive method (theoretical) was developed .That for each of the Phases of sexual function, according to the definitions and characteristics of each stage, a set of questions designed to measure sexual function questionnaire and an experimental version of the compilation of married women. Preliminary study on the 50 married women in Tehran who were selected for the sampling was conducted to determine the clarity of questions and vague questions to be determined. Finally, to estimate the parameters of psychometric questionnaires, 385 married women (including 351 married women with no diagnosis of sexual dysfunction and 34 women with sexual dysfunction diagnosis) in Tehran, were chosen by multi-stage cluster random sampling method and answered this questionnaire. Construct validity using exploratory factor analysis, and internal consistency using Cronbach's alpha coefficient was calculated. Also the content validity, discriminant validity, criterion validity and test-retest reliability coefficient was studied.

 

Results: The result of study showed the internal consistency of Tehran women sexual function questionnaire consisting of 23 questions, with Cronbach's Alpha was 0.91. Test-retest reliability of the questionnaire was 0.88 after one month interval. For construct validity of the principle component analysis (PC) method was used. The rate of sample adequacy was 0.860 and the result of Bartlett test indicated appropriate conditions for factor analysis. Based on these findings, single-factor structure of the questionnaire on sexual function, for examine the sexual function in Tehran married women has validity, and can explain 37% of the total variance. Also significant difference between the scores of normal married women and married women with diagnosed sexual dysfunction (P<0.01), represents the differential validity of a questionnaire to assess sexual function and positive significant correlation between score of two questionnaires (r=+0.783, P<0.01) represent the criterion validity of questionnaire.

 

Conclusions: The compiled questionnaire has validity and reliability for measure of sexual function in Tehran married women.

 

Keywords: Reliability, Questionnaire, Validity, Married Women, Sexual Function
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Type of Study: سایر | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2012/11/3 | Accepted: 2013/09/10 | Published: 2014/06/23
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Kraskian Mujembari A, Keybollahi T. Compile and Standardization of Tehran Married Women Sexual Function Questionnaire (Tehran-SFQ). Mod Care J. 2014; 11 (1) :44-54
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