NEW Erectile Dysfunction Quiz

The International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) questionnaire below will provide you with a quick result in the form of a score from 5 to 25.

Men with concerns about their erectile function can take this quick test and get some information on whether it might be good to seek help for ED.

What Qualifies as an Erectile Dysfunction Problem?

Most men have experienced some difficulty in getting or keeping an erection. Having trouble when you’re nervous or have had too much to drink may not be something to be concerned about.

It isn’t erectile dysfunction unless you are experiencing ongoing difficulty.

The Canadian Study of Erectile Dysfunction identified 49.4% of men over 40 with ED (Canadian Urological Association erectile dysfunction guideline 2015). Though all men may experience an occasional lapse of sexual function, ED is the persistent inability to achieve an erection, despite being sexually aroused.

IIEF-5 Erectile Dysfunction Questionnaire Scoring

vancouver erectile dysfunction doctorsEach of the questions has five possible responses, with score values form one to five.

Your total score is simply the sum of the values of all five answers to the ED test questions.

Possible ED Test Score Ranges

22-25: No erectile dysfunction
17-21: Mild erectile dysfunction
12-16: Mild to moderate erectile dysfunction
8-11: Moderate erectile dysfunction
5-7: Severe erectile dysfunction

The results of this brief self-evaluation should be used as a guide for whether you might want to consult with a doctor, and not as a replacement for a medical consultation.

Take The International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) Questionnaire

Answer the five questions and the results will be automatically emailed to you in minutes.

The information you choose to share will be treated as confidential and will not be disclosed to any third parties.

The International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) Questionnaire

  • Over the past 6 months
  • Very lowLowModerateHighVery high
  • Almost never/neverA few times (much less than half the time)Sometimes (about half the time)Most times (much more than half the time)Almost always/always
  • Almost never/neverA few times (much less than half the time)Sometimes (about half the time)Most times (much more than half the time)Almost always/always
  • Extremely difficultVery difficultDifficultSlightly difficultNot difficult
  • Almost never/neverA few times (much less than half the time)Sometimes (about half the time)Most times (much more than half the time)Almost always/always

Get Help with Erectile Dysfunction in Vancouver

Erectile dysfunction is a potentially treatable medical condition that is not related to masculinity or sexual prowess.

At Pollock Clinics, we provide our patients with the latest innovative treatments for erectile dysfunction.

Our men’s sexual health program focuses on erectile dysfunction treatments. Other disorders, such as Peyronie’s disease, and other forms of sexual dysfunction and conditions, such as delayed and premature ejaculation are not currently part of our offerings. Patients looking to address such conditions should be referred to a urologist by their family physician.

About the International Index of Erectile Function

The longer full length version of the 15-question International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) Questionnaire is a validated, multidimensional, self-administered investigation that has been found useful in the clinical assessment of erectile dysfunction and treatment outcomes in clinical trials.

A score of 0-5 is awarded to each of the 15 questions that examine the 4 main domains of male sexual function: erectile function, orgasmic function, sexual desire and intercourse satisfaction.

The IIEF Questionnaire was tested in a series of 111 men with sexual dysfunction and 109 age-matched, normal volunteers (Rosen R, Riley A, Wagner G, et al. The International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF): A multidimensional scale for assessment of erectile dysfunction. Urology, 1997, 49: 822-830.) and its contextual validity was confirmed.

IIEF assessment is limited by the superficial assessment of psycho sexual background and the very limited assessment of partner relationship, both important factors in the presentation of male sexual dysfunction. Analysis of the questionnaire should, therefore, be viewed as an adjunct to, rather than a substitute for, a detailed sexual history and examination.

About the 5-Question International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5 Test)

The simplified IIEF-5, as a diagnostic tool, has been shown to be an easy method which can be used to evaluate this condition in studies with a great number of men.

It is not a substitute for personalized medical attention for men needing help with ED but can be a useful data gathering tool for initial screening, especially for the expeditious processing of larger numbers of men getting tested for erectile dysfunction (Department of Urology, Andrology Division, Santa Casa Hospital and Fundação Faculdade Federal de Ciências Médicas, Porto Alegre, Brazil. ernanirh@terra.com.br).

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About the Author:

Jack Chang, MD, is a graduate of Yale University and the University of British Columbia Medical School. After completing his postgraduate training in Prince George, BC, he started his career serving rural and remote communities in BC, Yukon, and Nunavut before joining Pollock Clinics in 2014.Dr. Chang is a veteran of multiple No-Scalpel Vasectomy International (NSVI) medical missions, providing free vasectomies in developing countries such as Haiti, Kenya, and the Philippines to alleviate poverty through family planning. Dr. Chang also trains international physicians from around the world as part of the NSVI missions.He performs circumcisions using both the Pollock Technique™ and the Shang Ring technique. Dr Chang trained in China with the developers of the Shang Ring method and directed the licensing of the Shang Ring through Health Canada and performed the first case of Shang Ring circumcision in Canada. He continues to lead the introduction of this adult circumcision method in North America.He is a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents.
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