The Sexual Health Inventory for Men (SHIM) or IIEF-5

This is a simple way to gauge how bad your Erectile Dysfunction is and how you are responding to treatment.

Over the past 6 months,

1.How did you rate your
confidence that you could
get & keep an erection?
Very low
1

Low
2

Moderate
3

High
4

Very high
5

2.When you had erections
with sexual stimulation, how often were your erections hard enough for penetration?

No sexual
Activity
0

Almost
Never or never
1

A few
Times
2

Sometimes
3

Most times
4

Almost always or always
5

3.During sexual intercourse, how often were you able to maintain your erection after you had penetrated your partner?

Did not
Attempt
Intercourse
0

Almost
Never or never
1

A few Times
2

Sometimes
3

Most times
4

Almost always or
Always
5

4.During sexual intercourse, how difficult was it to maintain your erection to completion of intercourse?

Did not
Attempt
Intercourse
0

Extremely
Difficult
1

Very difficult
2

Difficult
3

Slightly difficult
4

Not difficult
5

5.When you attempted sexual intercourse, how often was it satisfactory to you?

Did not attempt
Intercourse
0

Almost
Never or never
1

A few Times
2

Sometimes
3

Most times
4

Almost always or
Always
5

So what was your score?

20 and above – You’re a stud man. No ED problems at all.

10 to 20 – Hmmm… Maybe the start of some mild issues. Best to see a doctor to get it fixed.

Less than 10 – Uh Oh. You have a serious issue. Best to see a doctor as soon as you can.


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