Little is known regarding how health practices, including exercise, nutrition, smoking, and alcohol consumption affect the sexual responding of women who are not in therapy or under medical treatment. Thus, the goals of this study were to examine how the aforementioned health practices, in conjunction with contextual factors (ie. relationship and employment status), as well as age and menopausal status were related to self-reported sexual desire, arousal, orgasm, and enjoyment among a sample of middle-aged adult, heterosexual women living throughout the U.S.
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Sydney, Australia, April 2007