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Research Article

Evaluation of the Periodontal Status in Acromegalic Patients: A Comparative Study

Table 2

Characteristics for acromegaly patients and healthy SHIP-1 subjects.

VariableAcromegaly patientsHealthy SHIP-1 subjects

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Age (years)58 (48; 64)58 (48; 64)0.99
Male gender50.0%50.0%1.00
School education
 <10 years31.3%32.0%
 10 years50.0%48.4%
 >10 years18.7%19.5%0.99
Smoking status
 Never smoker40.6%39.1%
 Former smoker34.4%40.6%
 Current smoker25.0%20.3%0.77
Diabetes mellitus**18.8%7.0%0.04
Presence of metabolic syndrome34.4%36.7%0.81
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)28.6 (25.4; 32.7)28.3 (25.1; 31.1)0.39
Waist circumference (cm)92 (86; 104)95 (86; 102)0.96
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)127 (119; 138)134 (123; 143)0.16
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)83 (75; 88)82 (75; 90)0.76
Serum glucose (mmol/L)#5.4 (5.0; 6.8)5.2 (4.8; 5.8)0.26
Serum triglycerides (mmol/L)#1.5 (1.0; 2.2) 1.6 (1.1; 2.3)0.49
Serum HDL-C (mmol/L)#1.3 (1.1; 1.6)1.1 (0.88; 1.4)0.004
Serum LDL-C (mmol/L)#3.4 (3.0; 4.2)3.7 (3.0; 4.5)0.55
Hormone replacement therapy18.8%0.0%<0.001
IGF-I (ng/mL)153 (107; 2012)138 (112; 173)0.19
IGFBP-3 (ng/mL)4880 (3840; 5595)4085 (3580; 4625)0.004
IGF-I/IGFBP-30.035 (0.028; 0.041)0.034 (0.029; 0.042)0.74
Mean CAL (mm)2.28 (1.35; 3.67)2.19 (1.02; 3.39)0.43
Mean PD (mm)2.30 (1.92; 2.78)2.10 (1.87; 2.58)0.42
Number of missing teeth7 (2; 11)6 (2; 12)0.65
Missing teeth ≥1028.1%30.5%0.80

Data are presented as percentages or median (25% quantile; 75% quantile).
IGF-I: insulin-like growth factor-1; : number; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; CAL: clinical attachment loss; PD: probing depth.
*Chi-square test (categorical data) or Mann-Whitney- test (continuous data).
**Self-reported physician’s diagnosis or antidiabetic treatment (ATC code A10).
#Nonfasting blood samples.