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The Sexual Satisfaction and Related Factors in Ahvazi Women in 2015

Maryam Nikbina ORCID 1 , * and Poorandokht Afshari ORCID 2
Authors Information
1 Reproductive Health Promotion Research Center, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Midwifery Department, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 20 (6); e81500
  • Published Online: May 14, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 30, 2018
  • Revised: February 4, 2019
  • Accepted: February 16, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.81500

To Cite: Nikbina M, Afshari P. The Sexual Satisfaction and Related Factors in Ahvazi Women in 2015, Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 20(6):e81500. doi: 10.5812/semj.81500.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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