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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Effect of dental intervention on improvements in metabolic syndrome patients: a randomized controlled clinical trial

  Group Total (n = 82)
Control (n = 43) Intervention (n = 39)   p value
Age (years), mean (SD) 56.7 (10.3) 58.4 (9.4) 57.5 (9.9) 0.454a
Gender, n (%)     0.183b
 Male 22 (51.2%) 26 (66.7%) 48 (58.5%)  
 Female 21 (48.8%) 13 (33.3%) 34 (41.5%)  
Body height (cm), mean (SD) 163.8 (8.2) 166.7 (8.5) 165.2 (8.4) 0.119a
Body weight (kg), mean (SD) 74.0 (14.2) 74.3 (9.6) 74.1 (12.1) 0.890a
BMI, mean (SD) 27.5 (4.2) 26.8 (3.3) 27.1 (3.8) 0.407a
Waist circumference (cm), mean (SD) 98.4 (9.2) 97.8 (6) 98.1 (7.8) 0.727a
Types of treatment in need, n (%)     
 Periodontal treatment 43 (100%) 39 (100%) 82 (100%)  
 Fabrication of fixed partial denture 2 (4.7%) 1 (2.6%) 3 (3.7%)  
 Fabrication of removable partial denture 14 (9.3%) 12 (30.8%) 26 (31.7%)  
PD ≥ 4 mm (% of sites), mean (SD) 15.1 (14.9) 19.1 (16.3) 17.0 (15.6) 0.243a
BOP (% of sites), mean (SD) 20.0 (18.4) 25.3 (21.4) 22.6 (19.9) 0.235a
Missing tooth (n), mean (SD) 3.6 (4.9) 3.2 (2.9) 3.4 (4.1) 0.658a
  1. Data are presented as mean (standard deviation) (for all such values)
  2. aStatistical analysis using student’s t test
  3. bStatistical analysis using chi-square test