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Table 5 Comparisons mean counts of periodontal pathogens within and between groups

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

Periodontal pathogens/Groups (× 106 copy cells) Mean count (95% CI) Mean count (95% CI) Mean Change (95% CI)
P. gingivalis
 Obese 1.7 (1.5, 2.0) 1.5 (1.3, 1.7) 0.2 (0.1, 0.5)
 Normal weight 1.8 (1.5, 2.0) 1.4 (1.1, 1.7) 0.4 (0.1, 0.7)
T. forsythia
 Obese 0.6 (0.4, 0.8) 0.7 (0.5, 0.9) 0.1 (− 0.1, 0.3)
 Normal weight 0.9 (0.8, 1.0) 0.8 (0.6, 0.9) 0.1 (− 0.1, 0.3)
P. intermedia
 Obese 1.0 (0.7, 1.3) 0.6 (0.4, 0.9) 0.3 (0.1, 0.6)
 Normal weight 1.1 (0.9, 1.2) 1.1 (1.0, 1.3) 0.1 (− 0.1, 0.3)
  1. Repeated measures ANOVA