Table 1

Basal demographics characteristics and clinical parameters of study groups

AMX+METClindamycinP value
Sex, F/M (%)*10/11 (48/53)14/7 (67/33)0.212
Age, years52.5 (8.0)52.0 (10.6)0.950
FPG, mg/dL134.1 (23.3)136.3 (25.7)0.950
HbA1C, %7.1 (0.4)7.3 (0.4)0.120
Tooth, n25 (3)24 (5)0.650
Sites, n147 (25)144 (29)0.705
Probing depth, mm2.4 (0.6)2.6 (0.6)0.180
Plaque index, (%)*40.4 (22.9)40.7 (21.9)0.850
Bleeding on probing (%)*42.4 (24.2)55.6 (25.8)0.070
  • P≤0.05.

  • *Pearson χ2 test. U-Mann-Whitney test.

  • †Values in mean (SD).

  • AMX+MET, amoxicillin with metronidazole; F, female; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; M, male.