Table 4

Extent and Severity of Periodontitis and GI according to Age

Variables

Age group (years)


< 20

20-29

30-39

40-49

≥ 50


Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)

p-value


% of Sites with CAL (mm)

≥ 3

0.0 (0.0)

0.8 (6.6)

3.3 (13.7)

9.7 (22.7)

26.7 (29.7)

< 0.0005

≥ 4

0.0 (0.0)

0.8 (6.6)

3.3 (13.8)

9.3 (22.6)

24.0 (28.0)

< 0.0005

≥ 5

0.0 (0.0)

0.4 (4.0)

2.0 (8.9)

6.7 (13.4)

13.2 (18.2)

< 0.0005

≥ 6

0.0 (0.0)

0.1 (2.3)

0.5 (3.6)

3.1 (11.0)

2.9 (8.2)

< 0.0005

% of sites with PD (mm)

≥ 3

20.9(26.6)

28.3 (31.0)

41.7(37.0)

44.9(36.5)

55.1 (33.9)

< 0.0005

≥ 4

0.0 (0.0)

0.9 (6.0)

2.3 (11.3)

5.6 (19.2)

9.3 (18.6)

< 0.0005

≥ 5

0.0 (0.0)

0.3 (2.9)

0.5 (3.3)

3.4 (13.2)

4.4 (10.3)

< 0.0005

≥ 6

0.0 (0.0)

0.1 (0.4)

0.1 (0.7)

0.7 (3.1)

0.5 (2.2)

0.001

Disease Severity (mean)

GI

1.1 (0.78)

1.1 (0.7)

1.3 (0.6)

1.2 (0.6)

1.5 (0.5)

0.001

CAL

0.0

0.0 (0.3)

0.2 (0.7)

0.5 (1.3)

1.3 (1.5)

< 0.0005

PD

2.1 (0.4)

2.2 (0.5)

2.4 (0.5)

2.5 (0.7)

2.7 (0.6)

< 0.0005


Ababneh et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-1

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