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Table 2 Findings of oral hygiene and periodontitis questionnaire

From: Comparison of periodontal parameters between patients with ischemic and dilative cardiomyopathy

Symptoms ICM DCM p value
Regular dental treatment % [n] 69.7% [76/109] 67.3% [76/113] 0.77
Regular professional tooth cleaning % [n] 36.6% [41/112] 34.5% [39/113] 0.78
Full dental clearance/rehabilitation % [n] 55% [60/109] 53.2% [59/111] 0.79
Tooth brush % [n]    
 Manual 71.4% [80/112] 73.5% [83/113] 0.77
 Power 28.6% [32/112] 26.5% [30/113]  
Interdental cleaning % [n] 12.5% [14/112] 23.9% [27/113] 0.04
Bleeding gums % [n] 15.9% [18/113] 13.3% [15/113] 0.71
Tooth mobility % [n] 15.3% [17/111] 7.2% [8/111] 0.88
Tooth migration % [n] 18.8% [21/112] 11.6% [13/112] 0.19
Swollen gums % [n] 9.8% [11/112] 5.4% [6/112] 0.31
Halitosis % [n] 14.7% [16/109] 17.1% [19/111] 0.71
Bad taste % [n] 18% [20/111] 25% [28/112] 0.25
Aching gums % [n] 9.8% [11/112] 9.7% [11/113] 0.99
Previous periodontitis therapy % [n] 11.1% [12/108] 18.2% [20/110] 0.21
Recession % [n] 25% [28/112] 24.5% [27/110] 0.99
Periodontal complaint-oriented investigation % [n] 30.9% [34/110] 23.6% [26/110] 0.29
  1. ICM, ischemic cardiomyopathy; DCM, dilatative cardiomyopathy
  2. Significant values (p < 0.05) are highlighted in bold