The Frequency of Sexual Intercourse Without Condom with Female Sex Workers [FSW] is Not Related to the Level of Sexual Satisfaction of the Husband, But Related to the Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections [STIS]

Sajidah, Ainun • Pangkahila, Wimpie I • Pangkahila, J Alex
Journal article Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan • October 2014

Abstract

Background: Disharmonious sexual life often create many problems. When the sexual function of the wives is not optimum, the sexual satisfaction of the husbands, or both husband and wife, will be disturbed. These will lead husbands to do sexual intercourses with FSW without condoms. Such intercourse may cause of STIs. The aims of this study were to identify the frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW related to the level of sexual satisfaction of the husband and the risk of STIs. Methods:The study applied observational analytic with cross sectional design. The accidental sampling technique, the 196 samples, comprise of husband with the following criteria: having non-menopause legal wives, regularly having sex with wives without condoms within 6 months, having sex with FSW without condom at least once in 6 months, in the family stage II standard, healthy and willing to be respondents. Data on the level of sexual satisfaction and frequency of sexual intercourse without condom was collected through interviews, data on the risk of STIs was collected with physical and laboratory check-up by medical staff. The laboratory check-up for gonorrhea was done with the Gram's coloring, syphilis with T. Pallidum Hemagglutination Assay (TPHA) and Veneral Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL), genital herpes and acuminate condyloma with clinical symptoms. The result was analysed descriptively and data normality was tested with Kolmogorov-Smirnov test and the correlaton test was done with the Spearman's rho and Chi-Square tests. Results:The result showed there was the frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW the most 1 time/week 57 persons (29.10%), with STIs 10 persons (5,10%) the level of sexual satisfaction that was quite satisfied 97 persons (49.50%), and the STIs 41 persons (20,90%). The frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW not related to the level of sexual satisfaction of the husbands p = 0.146 (p > 0.05). The frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW related to the risk STIs p = 0.001 (p < 0.01). Conclusions:The frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW was not related to the level sexual satisfaction of the husband, but related to the risk of STIs. The study was expected to be used as the base of further study to know other factors the frequency of sexual intercourse without condom with FSW.

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