One third of Finnish men suffer from premature ejaculation and one quarter from erectile dysfunction.
In many cases, sufferers do not seek medical assistance. According to a survey commissioned by the Janssen-Cilag pharmaceutical firm, only one out of ten Finnish men suffering from sexually-related difficulties visits a physician. An equally large number have, however, considered seeking help.
Despite problems, Finns appear to rather content with their sex lives, the survey indicates. Respondents describe sex with their partner to be safe, close, open and relaxing. Two thirds of those questioned considered themselves desirable and sex enjoyable.
Just over 1,100 people between the ages of 16 and 70 were interviewed for the survey carried out by media firm Pohjoisranta and pollster TNS-Gallup.