TABLE 4 Agreement Between Zambian Partners on Sexual Satisfaction, Appearance, and Cleanliness Following Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
WomenMenKappa (95% CI)
Increased (or Better)/ No ChangeDecreased (or Worse)
Sexual satisfactiona0.25 (0.04, 0.45)
 Increased/no change80 (68%)18 (15%)
 Decreased10 (9%)9 (8%)
Appearancea0.10 (-0.09, 0.28)
 Better/no change104 (73%)15 (11%)
 Worse18 (13%)5 (3%)
Cleanlinessa0.20 (-0.01, 0.42)
 Increased/no change119 (80%)11 (7%)
 Decreased13 (9%)5 (4%)
  • All data are reported as No. (%).

  • Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval.

  • a The sample size of couples differed across items because some participants did not provide an opinion on all items. For sexual satisfaction, the sample size was 117 couples; for appearance, 142 couples; and for cleanliness, 148 couples.