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Table 1 Clinical results at baseline

From: Adjunctive use of essential oils following scaling and root planing –a randomized clinical trial

Variables test control P (U test)
n 23 23  
Age (years) 50.6 ± 5.8 50.9 ± 6.9  
Males (n) 11 13  
Females (n) 12 10  
Smoker (n) 8 8  
PD (mm) 3.3 ± 0.4 3.3 ± 0.3 0.965
AL (mm) 3.5 ± 0.2 3.4 ± 0.3 0.947
BOP (%) 16.5 ± 4 16.7 ± 5.5 0.724
API (%) 18.3 ± 8.2 21.7 ± 5.6 0.094
SBI (%) 18.7 ± 6.5 18.1 ± 5.6 0.869