Influences of climacteric in female sexual activity


  • Anthonio Alisancharles Batista de Almeida
  • Cecília Danielle Bezerra Oliveira
  • Fabiana Ferraz Queiroga Freitas
  • Karolliny Abrantes de Sousa
  • Maria Tibéria da Silva Carolino
  • Rosimery Cruz de Oliveira Dantas



Sexual Behavior, Quality of Life, Climacteric.


Objective: to identify complaints of sexual function related to climacteric symptoms among women in climacteric age. Methods: descriptive study. A sample of 330 women aged from 35 to 65 years old, with three previous Pap tests. We used a questionnaire developed by the researchers. A descriptive statistical analysis was performed having the central tendency of proportion and measure the average as a parameter. Results: it was evidenced that 50% were between 35-45 years, 73% were sexually active, 59.4% had decreased libido, and 58.5% reported dyspareunia. Conclusion: it is necessary that the health services and professionals are aware of the influence of climacteric on women’s health to develop strategies aimed at quality of life.




How to Cite

Almeida, A. A. B. de, Oliveira, C. D. B., Freitas, F. F. Q., Sousa, K. A. de, Carolino, M. T. da S., & Dantas, R. C. de O. (2016). Influences of climacteric in female sexual activity. Rev Rene, 17(3), 422–426.



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