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Table 2 IIEF-5 score and ED status in HD patients

From: Risk factors for erectile dysfunction in end-stage renal disease patients with short- or long-term hemodialysis therapy

  All patients HD duration <10 years patients HD duration ≥10 years patients p values
n = 178 (Group 1; n = 128) (Group 2; n = 50)
IIEF-5 score mean ± SD   8.9 ± 7.1 8.8 ± 7.2 9.2 ± 6.8 0.45
Grade of ED (IIEF-5 scores)       0.96
 No ED (22–25) n (%) 17 (10) 13 (10) 4 (8)  
 Mild (17–21) n (%) 16 (9) 11 (9) 5 (10)  
 Mild to moderate (12–16) n (%) 23 (13) 16 (13) 7 (14)  
 Moderate (8–11) n (%) 29 (16) 20 (16) 9 (18)  
 Severe (1–7) n (%) 91 (51) 67 (52) 24 (48)  
  1. IIEF-5 International Index of Erectile Function-5, ED erectile dysfunction, SD standard deviation, HD hemodialysis