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Table 3 Stepwise (backward elimination) linear regression models for periodontal parameters. Only significantly predictors in the final models were reported

From: Association among serum and salivary A. actinomycetemcomitans specific immunoglobulin antibodies and periodontitis

  Number of teeth CAL
VARIABLES Coeff. 95%C.I. P-value Coeff. 95%C.I. P-value
Age − 0.25 − 0.22; 0.06 0.029 0.14 0.02; 0.57 0.034
Serum A.actinomycetemcomitans IgG −0.27 − 0.11; 0.51 < 0.001 0.24 − 0.05; 0.83 < 0.001
hs-CRP −1.66 −1.15; −1.19 0.003 0.43 0.41; 0.76 < 0.001
  PD BOP
VARIABLES Coeff. 95%C.I. P-value Coeff. 95%C.I. P-value
Age −0.28 −0.12; 0.34 0.075 0.24 0.11; 1.78 0.003
Serum A.actinomycetemcomitans IgG 0.16 0.11; 0.76 < 0.001 1.44 1.29; 3.12 < 0.001
hs-CRP 0.51 0.25; 0.87 < 0.001 5.13 3.97; 6.81 < 0.001