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Table 1 Sexual function questionnaires and subscale domains

From: Impact of urinary incontinence on female sexual health in women during midlife

Questionnaire or Subscale Name Items Domains/Descriptions
Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) 19 Desire, Arousal, Satisfaction, Lubrication, Orgasm, Pain
Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (BFLUTS): Sex Life Items 4 Urinary related sex life problems (2), Pain, Coital Incontinence
King’s Health Questionnaire (KHQ): Personal Relationship Domain 3 Relationship with partner, Effect on sex life, Effect of family life
Short form Personal Experiences Questionnaire (SPEQ): 3 Domains 3 Libido, Arousal, Dyspareunia
Pelvic Organ Prolapse-Urinary Incontinence Sexual Function Questionnaire (PISQ) 31 Short form: 12 31: Behavioral/Emotive (15), Physical (10), Partner-related (6) Short form: Behavioral/Emotive (4), Physical (5), Partner-related (3)
Beck Depression Inventory II: Question 21 1 Loss of interest in sex
Sexual Quality of Life-Female (SQOL-F) 19 Desire, Lubrication, Arousal, Pain, Orgasm, Satisfaction
Arizona Sexual Experience Scale 5 Desire, Arousal, Lubrication, Orgasm, Satisfaction
Nine questions regarding Sexual Functioning (NSF-9) 9 Libido, Frequency, Lubrication, Orgasm, Time to Orgasm, Pain, Satisfaction
Lemack 8 Presence of pre-operative sexual activity, Frequency, Satisfaction with intercourse, Satisfaction with surgery, Coital incontinence, Partner pain
Electronic Pelvic Floor Symptoms Assessment Questionnaire (ePAQ): Urinary domain 4 Impact of urinary symptoms on sex life, Anxiety, Avoidance of sex, Partner avoidance of sex