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Table 3 Clinical characteristics periodontal

From: MMP-2 salivary activity in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

 HbA1c ≤ 5.9%HbA1c 6—7.9%HbA1c > 8%p-value
n = 29n = 32n = 36
Plaque (%)95.45 ± 21.3289.69 ± 28.4092.10 ± 24.360.69
Gingival redness (%)20.45 ± 36.059.25 ± 22.723.16 ± 9.54< 0.04*
Bleeding on probing (%)16.19 ± 24.5812.96 ± 20.6518.16 ± 230.62
Suppuration (%)0.19 ± 0.650.31 ± 1.040.049 ± 0.2650.17
Pocket probing depth (mm)1.58 ± 0.651.60 ± 0.671.54 ± 0.390.91
Clinical attachment loss (mm)2.45 ± 1.032.47 ± 1.773.66 ± 2.41< 0.02*
  1. Plaque, gingival redness, bleeding on probing, suppuration, pocket probing depth, clinical attachment loss are show as mean ± SD; all presented
  2. * p values are based on repeated measures ANOVA