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CREME LOBAINA, Elvia et al. Sexual health in elderly from a family doctor´s office. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.7, pp.857-865. ISSN 1029-3019.

An observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study of 85 elderly with stable sexual partner, belonging to the Family Doctor´s Office No. 1 of "Ramón López Peña" Teaching Polyclinic was carried out in Santiago de Cuba, from March to December, 2016, aimed at describing some characteristics of sexual health in them. There was a prevalence of the female sex, 60-69 age group and married or consensual union as marital status. In a general way, the members of the series manifested to have desire and satisfaction during their sexual relationships, which considered important, although the frequency and type of sexual activity, as well as the desire and interest for them differed according to the age, gender and marital status. Finally, it could be stated that sexuality remains during this period of life without decreasing sexual satisfaction

Keywords : sexuality; sexual health; elderly; life quality; elderly health.

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