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:: Volume 9, Issue 4 (August-September 2020) ::
JHPM 2020, 9(4): 58-67 Back to browse issues page
Correlation of health literacy and sexual satisfaction in infertile women referred to infertility center of Al-Zahra Hospital in Tabriz
Golsa Patras , Fatemeh Safdari , Hanieh Jafari , Sama Rafiei , Azita Fathnezhad kazemi
Assistant Professor, Department of Midwifery, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran , Afnkazemi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Infertility and related therapies have negative effects on health by causing psychological and physical stress. The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between health literacy and sexual satisfaction in infertile women.
 Methods: This descriptive-correlational study was performed in 2019 in the infertility clinic of Al-Zahra Hospital in Tabriz. 390 women were included in the study with convenience sampling according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data were collected using demographic characteristics Questionnaire, the “Health Literacy for Iranian Adults” (HELIA) and the “Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire”.
The face validity of the questionnaires and the content validity ratio based on the Lawshe's table were 0.62, which were acceptable. The reliability of the questionnaires was calculated by calculating Cronbach's alpha coefficient for 30 infertile women referred to the infertility center for “Health Literacy for Iranian Adults” and " Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire", 0.87 and 0.85, respectively. The SPSS.22 software was used to analyze the data.
 Results: The mean (standard deviation) of health literacy and sexual satisfaction was 72/68± 14/3 and 57/23 ± 10/15, respectively. A positive and significant relationship was observed between the total score of the level of health literacy and sexual satisfaction (P <0.001).
Conclusion: Health literacy was positively correlated with sexual satisfaction in infertile women. it is recommended; Programs and interventions developed in infertile women should be done in order to increase the level of health literacy.

 
Keywords: Health Literacy, Infertility, Sexual Satisfaction, Women.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: health management
Received: 2020/03/16 | Accepted: 2020/06/30 | Published: 2020/06/30
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patras G, Safdari F, Jafari H, Rafiei S, Fathnezhad kazemi A. Correlation of health literacy and sexual satisfaction in infertile women referred to infertility center of Al-Zahra Hospital in Tabriz. JHPM 2020; 9 (4) :58-67
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