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Table 4 Characteristics of monitored systemic markers at baseline and 3 months after treatment

From: Effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy verses oral hygiene instructions on Type 2 diabetes subjects with chronic periodontitis: a randomised clinical trial

  NSPT group (n = 15) OHI group (n = 17) p-value
HbA1c    
% ± SD (mmol/mol ± SD)    
Baseline 7.8 ± 1.5 (61 ± 12) 7.6 ± 1.5 (60 ± 11) 0.791
3 months 7.1 ± 1.2 (54 ± 9) 7.1 ± 1.2 (54 ± 9) 0.995
P value 0.038* 0.053  
Effect Size 0.593 0.495  
hs-CRP    
Baseline 10.5 ± 15.8 5.6 ± 5.2 0.238
3 months 7.0 ± 13.4 5.6 ± 5.3 0.687
P value 0.076 0.783  
Effect size 0.506 0.068  
  1. *p <0.05 ( statistically significant).