Author Contributions: Dr Bell had full access
to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity
of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Davis, Davison, Donath,
Acquisition of data: Davis, Davison.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Davis,
Davison, Donath, Bell.
Drafting of the manuscript: Davis, Donath,
Critical revision of the manuscript for important
intellectual content: Davis, Davison, Donath, Bell.
Statistical analysis: Donath, Bell.
Obtained funding: Davis.
Administrative, technical, or material support:
Study supervision: Davis.
Financial Disclosures: Dr Davis has received
unrestricted grant support from Procter & Gamble Pharmaceutical, Acrux,
and Solvay; and has acted as a consultant or has been on the advisory board
of Cellergy, Vivus, Acrux, and Organon. No other authors reported financial
Funding/Support: This research was funded by
grants 219279 and 284484 from the National Health and Medical Research Council
of Australia and by a philanthropic grant to the Jean Hailes Foundation from
Sue Ismiel and Daughters. The Profile of Female Sexual Function Questionnaire
was provided to the investigators by Procter & Gamble.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organizations
and providers of the questionnaire were not involved in any aspect of the
design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation
of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Acknowledgment: We thank J. Montalto, PhD,
for his assistance with the biochemical analyses.