Table 5

General practitioner diagnoses or suspects the following psychosocial issues in women who request FGCS (n=242)

Psychosocial factorsGeneral practitioners suspected these factors as ‘sometime/most of the time’
n (%, 95% CI)
Anxiety161 (67%, 60% to 72%)
Relationship difficulties143 (59%, 53% to 65%)
Body dysmorphic disorder133 (55%, 49% to 61%)
Depression121 (50%, 44% to 56%)
Sexual dysfunction101 (42%, 36% to 48%)
Eating disorders68 (28%, 23% to 34%)
History of sexual abuse57 (24%, 19% to 29%)
Domestic violence30 (12%, 9% to 17%)