International Index of Erectile Function 5- items (IIEF-5)

Over the past 6 months:
1. How do you rate your confidence that you could get and keep an erection?
·         Very low
·         Low
·         Moderate
·         High
·         Very high
2. When you had erections with sexual stimulation‚how often were your erections hard enough for penetration?
·         Almost never or never
·         A few times (much less than half the time)
·         Sometimes (about half the time)
·         Most times (much more than half the time)
·         Almost always or always
3. During sexual intercourse‚ how often wereyou able to maintain your erection after you had penetrated your partner?
·         Almost never of never
·         A few times (much less than half the time)
·         Sometimes (about half the time)
·         Most times (much more than half the time)
·         Almost always or always
4. During sexual intercourse‚ how difficult was it to maintain your erection to completion of intercourse?
·         Extremely difficult
·         Very difficult
·         Difficult
·         Slightly difficult
·         Not difficult
5. When you attempted sexual intercourse‚ how often was it satisfactory for you?
·         Almost never or never
·         A few times (much less than half the time)
·         Sometimes (about half the time)
·         Most times (much more than half the time)
·         Almost always or always
 
ED: Erectile Dysfunction ; 1-7: Severe ED 8-11: Moderate ED 12-16: Mild-moderate ED 17-21: Mild ED 22-25: No ED
 
 

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