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Table 2 Demographic data and periodontal assessment in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) patients with and without dyslipidemia

From: Juvenile dermatomyositis: is periodontal disease associated with dyslipidemia?

Variables JDM with dyslipidemia (n = 17) JDM without dyslipidemia (n = 8) p
Demographic data
 Current age, years 12.2 (5.5–18.4) 8.5 (7.2–17.8) 0.103
 Age at disease presentation, years 6.56 ± 2.73 4.83 ± 2.46 0.159
 Disease duration, years 5.49 ± 3.45 5.2 ± 1.55 0.840
 Female gender 9 (52) 5 (62) 1.000
Periodontal assessment
  Gingival vasculopathy pattern 11 (64) 4 (50) 0.667
  Gingivitis (GBI > 25%) 10 (59) 2 (25) 0.202
  DMF-T 2 (0–12) 1 (0–6) 0.102
  PI, % 100 (26.7–100) 59 (25–100) 0.022
  GBI, % 29.7 (4.2–69.4) 19.6 (13–50) 0.923
  PPD, mm 1.9 (0.6–2.4) 1.4 (1.2–1.8) 0.024
  CEJ, mm −0.12 (−0.8–0) −0.1 (−0.5–0.04) 0.923
  CAL, mm 1.31 (0.7–1.7) 0.8 (0.6–1.7) 0.005
  1. Values expressed in mean ± SD, median (range) and n (%); GBI (gingival bleeding index), DMF-T (decayed, missing, filled teeth index), PI (plaque index), PPD (probing pocket depth), CEJ (cementoenamel juntion), CAL (clinical attachment level)