Disease Markers / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Blood Contamination in Saliva: Impact on the Measurement of Salivary Oxidative Stress Markers

Table 2

Comparison of clinical parameters between control and gingivitis patients.

Clinical parameterGroup Unpaired -test 
value value summary
Control Gingivitis
()()

BOP (%)18.52 ± 4.6974.32 ± 13.0012.9<0.0001
SBI (score)0.40 ± 0.121.72 ± 0.3311.9<0.0001
PI (score)0.58 ± 0.151.14 ± 0.443.90.0010

BOP, bleeding on probing; SBI, sulcus bleeding index; PI, plaque index. Data are presented as mean ± SD.
; .

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.