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Sexual dysfunction in the United States: prevalence and predictors.
The results indicate that sexual dysfunction is an important public health concern, and emotional problems likely contribute to the experience of these problems. Expand
A study of sexuality and health among older adults in the United States.
Men and women who rated their health as being poor were less likely to be sexually active and, among respondents who were sexually active, were more likely to reportSexual problems are frequent among older adults, but these problems are infrequently discussed with physicians. Expand
Sexual problems among women and men aged 40–80 y: prevalence and correlates identified in the Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors
It is concluded that sexual difficulties are relatively common among mature adults throughout the world, and tend to be more associated with physical health and aging among men than women. Expand
Elder mistreatment in the United States: prevalence estimates from a nationally representative study.
Few older adults report mistreatment by family members, with older adults quite insulated from physical mistreatment, according to this first population-based, nationally representative study to ask older adults about their recent experience of mistreatment. Expand
The Social Connectedness of Older Adults: A National Profile
A profile of older adults' social integration with respect to nine dimensions of interpersonal networks and voluntary associations is developed, suggesting that among older adults, age is negatively related to network size, closeness to network members, and number of non-primary-group ties. Expand
Racial/ethnic group differences in the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States: a network explanation.
African Americans' higher infection rate for bacterial diseases can be explained by the patterns of sexual networks within and between different racial/ethnic groups. Expand
A Cross-National Study of Subjective Sexual Well-Being Among Older Women and Men: Findings From the Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors
This study examined subjective sexual well-being, explored its various aspects, examined predictors across different cultures, and investigated its possible associations with overall happiness and selected correlates, including sexual dysfunction. Expand
The Organizational State: Social Choice in National Policy Domains
The Federal Government in the United States is a government "of the people, by the people, and for the people." Presidents are elected by popular vote in the nation (filtered through the electoralExpand
Definitions/epidemiology/risk factors for sexual dysfunction.
The study aims to provide state-of-the-art prevalence and incidence rates reported for each dysfunction and stratified by age and gender, and a review of the currently available evidence from epidemiological studies is provided. Expand
Population-based study of chlamydial infection in China: a hidden epidemic.
The prevalence of genital chlamydial and gonococcal infections in China is substantial and patterns of infection by subgroup and behavioral patterns suggest potential avenues for intervention. Expand