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Table 6 Community periodontal index of treatment needs (CPITN) according to the maximum value that each patient presented

From: Oral health profile status and treatment needs in the Salvadoran elderly population: a cross-sectional study

CPITN n 0 1 2 3 4 Edentulous p value
60 and over 471 3.18 6.37 23.57 23.57 11.89 31.42  
Sex         
Male 233 5 (1.06) 9 (1.91) 57 (12.1) 68 (14.44) 30 (6.37) 64 (13.59) 0.010
Female 238 10 (2.12) 21 (4.46) 54 (11.46) 43 (9.13) 26 (5.52) 84 (17.83)  
Age         
From 60 to 75 years old 320 10 (2.12 25 (5.31) 85 (18.05) 78 (16.56) 41 (8.7) 81 (17.2) 0.001*
Over 75 years old 151 5 (1.06) 5 (1.06) 26 (5.52) 33 (7.01) 15 (3.18) 67 (14.23)  
Residence         
Urban 283 10 (2.12) 16 (3.4) 76 (16.14) 64 (13.59) 36 (7.64) 81 (17.2) 0.256
Rural 188 5 (1.06) 14 (2.97) 35 (7.43) 47 (9.98) 20 (4.25) 67 (14.23)  
Region         
Central 101 0 4 (0.85) 24 (5.21) 42 (8.92) 14 (2.97) 17 (3.61) 0.000*
Occidental 79 0 8 (1.7) 22 (4.67) 23 (4.88) 11 (2.34) 15 (3.18)  
Oriental 59 3 (0.64) 1 (0.21) 25 (5.31) 6 (1.27) 0 24 (5.1)  
North 90 6 (1.27) 8 (1.7) 10 (2.12) 5 (1.06) 8 (1.7) 53 (11.25)  
Paracentral 56 4 (0.85) 3 (0.64) 10 (2.12) 14 (2.97) 9 (1.91) 16 (3.4)  
Coast 86 2 (0.42) 6 (1.27) 20 (4.25) 21 (4.46) 14 (2.97) 23 (4.88)  
  1. Source: Own elaboration
  2. *Significant