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Table 2 Comparison of mean periodontal clinical parameters at baseline and 12 weeks following NSPT

From: Impact of non-surgical periodontal therapy on serum Resistin and periodontal pathogen in periodontitis patients with obesity

Variables/Groups Baseline 12 weeks after NSPT Mean Reduction after NSPT
VPI (%)
 Obese 83.1 (72.3, 93.8) 13.8 (6.5, 21.0)* 69.3 (55.1, 83.4)#
 Normal weight 45.5 (38.0, 53.0) 30.5 (24.1, 37.0)* 15.0 (9.2, 20.7)
GBI (%)
 Obese 79.1 (68.7, 89.6) 20.3 (12.5, 28.2)* 58.8 (45.6, 72.0)#
 Normal weight 40.7 (35.5, 46.0) 25.9 (20.5, 31.2)* 14.9 (9.0, 20.7)
PPD (mm)
 Obese 2.4 (2.3, 2.6) 2.1 (1.9, 2.2)* 0.4 (0.2, 0.6)
 Normal weight 3.0 (2.7, 3.2) 2.3 (2.1, 2.5)* 0.6 (0.5, 0.8)
CAL (mm)
 Obese 3.1 (2.8, 3.5) 2.7 (2.4, 3.0) 0.5 (0.3, 0.7)
 Normal weight 3.7 (3.3, 4.1) 3.1 (2.7, 3.5) 0.6 (0.4, 0.7)
  1. *Significant difference within group, #Significant difference between group; mean differences were analyzed at 95% CI (/)