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Table 2 Interview questions posed to family physicians for the qualitative analysis

From: Sex for seniors: how physicians discuss older adult’s sexuality

1How do you define sexuality?
2Tell me about sexual function in old age.
3Do the reasons for engaging in intimate relations differ between young adults and older adults?
4In your opinion, what reasons might elderly individuals have for refraining from engaging in intimate relations?
5In your opinion, which factors might influence the levels of sexual function and sexual satisfaction in old age?
6How do you think society/the media perceives sexuality among the elderly?
7How does treatment of sexual function differ between younger adults and older adults?
8Tell me about contacting/referring patients to different specialists in relation to sexual function difficulties among the elderly.
9What are the advantages/disadvantages of contacting different specialists in relation to sexual dysfunction in old age?
10In your opinion, how is it possible to create open lines of communication about sexual function between elderly patients and their physicians?