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Table 2 Association between Specific Sexual dysfunctions and Sociodemographic, Illness-related and Medication-related Variables

From: Demographic and clinical correlates of sexual dysfunction among Nigerian male outpatients on conventional antipsychotic medications

VARIABLES OPTIONS   Sexual Desire Erectile Orgasmic Intercourse Overall
Dysfunction Dysfunction Dysfunction Dissatisfaction Dissatisfaction
χ2,df,(p -Value) χ2,df,(p -Value) χ2,df,(p -Value) χ2,df,(p -Value) χ2,df,(p -Value)
Sociodemographic
Age Group <30 yrs/31–40 yrs/41–50 yrs/51–60 yrs 4.330, 3, (0.228) 4.581, 3, (0.205) 9.231, 3, (0.026) 5.111,3, (0.164) 3.514, 3, (0.319)
Age at Onset of Illness <15 yrs/15–25 yrs/26–35 yrs/>35 yrs 1.997, 3, (0.573) 1.329, 3, (0.722) 2.635, 3, (0.451) 1.435, 3, (0.697) 0.688, 3, (0.876)
Marital Status Married/Single/Separated/Divorced/Widowed 1.653,4, (0.799) 5.332, 4, (0.255) 6.084, 4, (0.193) 8.543, 4, (0.074) 12.067, 4,(0.017)
Level of Education Nil/Primary/Secondary/Tertiary 5.659, 3, (0.129) 1.709, 3, (0.635) 2.718, 3, (0.437) 5.281,3, (0.152) 0.106, 3, (0.991)
Employment Status Employed/Unemployed 9.087, 1, (0.003) 2.334, 1, (0.092) 9.852, 1, (0.002) 4.259, 1, (0.039) 4.696, 1, (0.030)
Medication Related
Duration of Medication Use <2 yrs/2–5 yrs/6–10 yrs/>10 yrs 1.013, 3, (0.798) 1.566, 3, (0.667) 2.343, 3, (0.504) 1.794, 3, (0.616) 6.215, 3, (0.102)
Number of Medications One/Two/Three or more 3.537, 2, (0.171) 4.506, 2, (0.105) 1.960, 2, (0.375) 0.687, 2, (0.709) 3.390, 2, (0.184)
Haloperidol Yes/No 0.697, 1, (0.404) 4.979, 1, (0.026) 4.620, 1, (0.032) 1.041, 1, (0.308) 3.145, 1, (0.076)
Chlorpromazine Yes/No 0.041, 1, (0.713) 0.053, 1, (0.818) 0.136, 1, (0.712) 0.005, 1, (0.943) 0.000, 1, (1.000)
Thioridazine Yes/No 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.547, 1, (0.460) 0.618, 1, (0.432) 0.084, 1, (0.772) 0.014, 1, (0.907)
Trifluoperazine Yes/No 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.116, 1, (0.733) 0.003, 1, (0.956) 0.036, 1, (0.850)
Fluphenazinedecanoate Yes/No 1.164, 1, (0.281) 1.357, 1, (0.244) 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.007, 1, (0.933) 0.815, 1, (0.367)
Flupenthixoldecanoate Yes/No 0.181, 1, (0.671) 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.246, 1, (0.620) 0.000, 1, (1.000) 0.000, 1, (1.000)
Dose of Medication* <500 mg/500 mg-1000 mg/>1000 mg 5.179, 2, (0.075) 6.851, 2, (0.033) 7.094, 2, (0.029) 4.197, 2, (0.123) 6.929, 2, (0.031)
Illness Related
Diagnosis Schiz/PDD/APD/SZA/UPD 2.149, 4, (0.708) 4.769, 4, (0.312) 3.015, 4, (0.555) 6.669, 4, (0.154) 1.943, 4, (0.746)
Any Psychopathology on BPRS Present/Not Present 2.293, 1, (0.130) 0.031, 1, (0.860) 0.075, 1, (0.784) 0.000, 1, (1.000) 5.056, 1, (0.025)
  1. *Chlorpromazine Equivalents;
  2. Schiz – Schizophrenia; PDD – Persistent Delusional Disorder; APD – Acute Psychotic Disorder; SZA – Schizoaffective Disorder; UPD – Unspecified Psychotic Disorder.
  3. BPRS – Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale.
  4. Variables having significant association with any form of sexual dysfunction are in bold.