Table 2: Periodontal characteristics of the study group.

Periodontal parametersTotal ()

Mean CAL (mm)*3.6 ± 1.1 (1.8–6.1)
Mean PPD (mm)*2.6 ± 0.4 (1.8–3.8)
Sites with BoP (%)*24.8 ± 14.5 (1–82)
PI (%)*90.6 ± 9 (73–100)

CAL: clinical attachment level; PPD: periodontal pocket depth; BoP: bleeding on probing; PI: plaque index; *values as mean ± standard deviation.