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Table 1 Baseline demographics and characteristics (Safety population)

From: A randomised clinical study investigating efficacy of a stannous fluoride toothpaste in improving gingival health after 3 weeks’ use

  Test (n = 65) Control (n = 65)
Sex, n (%)   
 Female 39 (60.0%) 40 (61.5%)
 Male 26 (30.0%) 25 (29.2%)
Heritage, n (%)
 White: Caucasian/European/Arabic/North African 39 (60.0%) 30 (46.2%)
 African American/African 15 (23.1%) 19 (29.2%)
 Asian: Central/South/East/South East/Japanese 4 (6.2%) 6 (9.2%)
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 (1.5%) 3 (4.6%)
 Multiple 6 (9.2%) 5 (7.7%)
Mean age, years (SD) 39.2 (11.50) 39.4 (11.95)
 Range, years 18–65 18–64
Stratification, n (%)   
 Male, baseline MGI ≤ 2.00 1 (1.5%) 2 (3.1%)
 Male, baseline MGI > 2.00 25 (38.5%) 23 (35.4%)
 Female, baseline MGI ≤ 2.00 3 (4.6%) 2 (3.1%)
 Female, baseline MGI > 2.00 36 (55.4%) 38 (58.5%)