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Table 3 Comparison of mean scores of sexual function domains before and four weeks after the intervention in pregnant women in study groups

From: The effect of virtual cognitive-behavioral sexual counseling on sexual function and sexual intimacy in pregnant women: a randomized controlled clinical trial

FSFI and domains Group (n = 40) Before intervention Four weeks after intervention p-value F η2***
Within-group** Between-group*
Desire Intervention
Control
3.43 ± 0.99
3.55 ± 0.6
4.1 ± 0.66
3.62 ± 0.58
P < 0.001
P = 0.544
P < 0.001 15.09 0.162
Arousal Intervention
Control
3.61 ± 1
3.43 ± 0.81
4.57 ± 0.64
3.50 ± 0.78
P < 0.001
P = 0.311
P < 0.001 30.20 0.279
Lubrication Intervention
Control
3.98 ± 1
4.16 ± 0.92
5.02 ± 0.60
4.23 ± 0.97
P < 0.001
P = 0.561
P < 0.001 24.55 0.239
Orgasm Intervention
Control
4.06 ± 1.19
4.11 ± 1.12
4.96 ± 0.80
4.17 ± 1.12
P < 0.001
P = 0.666
P < 0.001 11.98 0.133
Satisfaction Intervention
Control
4.27 ± 1.01
4.34 ± 0.90
5.13 ± 0.68
4.29 ± 1.02
P < 0.001
P = 0.621
P < 0.001 24.88 0.242
Pain Intervention
Control
3.57 ± 1.35
3.81 ± 1.04
4.57 ± 0.82
3.80 ± 0.95
P < 0.001
P = 0.886
P < 0.001 26.55 0.254
FSFI Intervention
Control
22.93 ± 3.80
23.40 ± 2.70
28.39 ± 2.65
23.62 ± 2.68
P < 0.001
P = 0.396
P < 0.001 83.96 0.520
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD.
  2. *According to two-way mixed ANOVA
  3. **According to Paired t-Test
  4. *** η2 (eta effect size)