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Table 1 Demographics and clinical parameters of participants

From: Bacterial community composition of chronic periodontitis and novel oral sampling sites for detecting disease indicators

Demographics, clinical parameters, and habits Healthy group (n = 11) Diseased group (n = 13)
Sex 3 men; 8 women 6 men; 7 women
Age (years) 38.4 ± 4.1 46.8 ± 4.0
Weight (lbs) 146.9 ± 7.1 159.1 ± 8.2
Probing depth (mm) in > 30% of sites ≤2 ≥5
Attachment loss (mm) in >30% of sites ≤1 ≥3
Periodontal diagnosisa Periodontal health Chronic periodontal disease (CP)
Smokersb 1 6
Drinkersc 2 5
  1. aPeriodontal diagnosis based on criteria as outlined in the 1999 American Academy of Periodontology Diagnostic Guidelines; ba smoker was defined as someone who had one or more cigarettes per day for >3 months; ca drinker was defined as an individual who consumed ≥56 drinks per year.