Table 3: Clinical characteristics of the study group according to presence or absence of periodontal disease.

ParameterWith PD ()Without PD ()*

Age (years)49.2 ± 16.640.8 ± 13.80.02
Sex (% males)48%29%0.13
BMI23.6 ± 3.422.1 ± 6.40.3
Creatinine (mg/dL)2.7 ± 1.12.5 ± 1.60.5
eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)27 ± 10.431.8 ± 110.04
Hb (g/dL)10.7 ± 2.111.2 ± 1.30.2
Serum albumin (g/dL) 3.7 ± 0.63.6 ± 0.60.5

*Patients with PD versus without PD.
eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate; Hb: haemoglobin; PD: periodontal disease.