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Table 6 CSFQ subscales by gender for partners of People with Cancer (PPWC)

From: Feeling well and talking about sex: psycho-social predictors of sexual functioning after cancer

  Women   Test for group difference Sign. Effect size Men   Test for group difference Sign. Effect size
Subscale n M(SD) t p d n M(SD) t p d
Sexual desire/frequency    9.75 <0.001 1.125    6.38 <0.001 1.327
 Before cancer 80 6.96 (1.44)     58 7.28 (1.47)    
 After cancer 80 5.24 (1.62)     58 5.98 (1.57)    
Sexual desire/interest    3.93 <0.001 1.031    1.45 0.152 0.711
 Before cancer 77 8.26 (2.58)     55 11.13(5.94)    
 After cancer 77 7.38 (2.49)     55 10.04 (2.46)    
Sexual arousal    4.62 <0.001 0.939    3.85 <0.001 1.192
 Before cancer 79 11.51 (5.18)     56 8.39 (1.63)    
 After cancer 79 9.03 (3.05)     56 7.82 (1.82)    
Sexual orgasm    3.73 <0.001 0.946    2.54 0.014 1.029
 Before cancer 77 12.45 (5.45)     52 17.54 (6.10)    
 After cancer 77 9.60 (5.21)     52 15.48 (2.69)    
Total sexual functioning    3.39 0.001 1.244    1.057 .296 1.046
 Before cancer 70 41.01 (7.28)     50 46.74(13.21)    
 After cancer 70 37.13(9.61)     50 44.78 (7.14)    
  1. Note. The CSFQ Sexual Pleasure Subscale is only available for ‘after cancer’.
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