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Research Article

Dental Calculus Is Associated with Death from Heart Infarction

Table 3

Dental calculus indices of the 1676 subjects who survived or died from heart infarction during the years 1996–2009.

YearAlive ( )Dead ( )Dental calculus index among the survivingDental calculus index among the deceased value

19961653180.46 ± (0.58 SD)0.61 ± (0.61 SD)NS
19981647240.46 ± (0.58 SD)0.61 ± (0.76 SD)NS
20001642290.46 ± (0.58 SD)0.64 ± (0.75 SD)NS
20011631400.46 ± (0.58 SD)0.65 ± (0.73 SD)<0.05
20091598730.45 ± (0.57 SD)0.67 ± (0.76 SD)<0.01

Data expressed as mean and ± SD.