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Table 2 Comparison of the Sexual function female domains between Control Group and Intervention group (before and after the intervention)

From: The effect of date palm on sexual function in infertile couples: a double-blind controlled clinical trial

Domains Intervention group Control group p-value**
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Libido Before 2.78 ± 0.74 2.82 ± .95 0.82
  After 4.38 ± 0.71 2.92 ± .79 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.48  
Arousal Before 2.87 ± 0.37 3.08 ± 1.03 0.12
  After 4.86 ± 0.84 2.86 ± 0.44 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.1  
Orgasm Before 3.56 ± 1.18 3.90 ± 1.47 0.14
  After 5.15 ± 0.78 3.71 ± 1.16 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.38  
Lubrication Before 3.47 ± 0.91 3.14 ± 0.98 0.05
  After 4.43 ± 0.79 3.35 ± 1.41 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.29  
Satisfaction Before 4.49 ± 0.61 4.55 ± 1.35 0.76
  After 5.46 ± 0.67 4.44 ± 0.72 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.55  
Pain Before 3.86 ± 0.77 3.25 ± .71 0.19
  After 3.00 ± 0.51 3.44 ± 0.74 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.69  
Total score FSFI Before 21.06 ± 2.58 21.09 ± 6.60 0.97
  After 27.31 ± 2.59 20.74 ± 2.66 p < 0.0001
P-value* p < 0.0001 p = 0.67  
  1. *P-value: paired t-test
  2. **P-value: Independent t-test