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Table 3 Demand and uptake of dental scaling according to periodontal status

From: Using community participation to assess demand and uptake of scaling and polishing in rural and urban environments

Variable Periodontal status of participants  
Demand for S&P Healthy Periodontium Mild gingivitis Moderate Gingivitis Periodontitis Total
  CPI 0 CPI 1 CPI 2 CPI 3 CPI 4  
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) N
Yes 1 (7.7)) 42 (26.8) 23(12.1) 8 (10.3) 1 (6.3) 75
No 12 (92.3) 115 (73.2) 167 (87.9) 70 (89.7) 15 (93.8) 379
Total 13 (100) 157 (100) 190 (100) 78 (100) 16 (100) 454
X2 = 18.8 p = 0.01 Significant
Uptake CPI 0 CPI 1 CPI 2 CPI 3 CPI 4  
Yes 6 (46.2) 113 (72.0) 160 (84.2) 73 (93.6) 12 (75.0) 364
No 7 (53.8) 44 (28.0) 30 (15.8) 5 (6.4) 4 (25.0) 90
Total 13 (100) 157 (100) 190 (100) 78 (100) 16 (100) 454
X2 = 24.4 p = 0.00 Significant
  1. CPI = Community Periodontal Index
  2. CPI Score 0 = Healthy periodontium; CPI Scores 1 & 2 = Gingivitis; CPI Score 3 & 4 = Periodontitis