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Table 1

Change in BMI, Inflammatory Index in Serum, Inflammatory Index in GCF, Plaque Index, and Gingival Index through 4-Week Weight Control Program (n=46)

Index Baseline After 4-week weight control p-valuea
BMI (kg/m2) 27.83±2.88 25.54±2.33 <0.001
CRP in serum (mg/dL) 0.21±0.22 0.29±1.28 0.674
LDL in serum (mg/dL) 123.04±24.61 87.87±17.59 <0.001
HDL in serum (mg/dL) 54.30±9.51 54.32±10.19 0.984
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 58.11±13.40 71.94±13.77 <0.001
MMP-9 in GCF (ng/mL) 10.52±5.54 5.80±5.12 <0.001
MMP-8 in GCF (ng/mL) 8.08±6.36 3.31±4.19 <0.001
IL-1b in GCF (pg/mL) 101.59±63.36 39.55±41.39 <0.001
Plaque index 50.65±17.08 72.26±31.47 <0.001
Gingival index 22.63±52.88 20.61±31.39 0.744

BMI: body mass index, GCF: gingival crevicular fluid, CRP: C-reactive protein, LDL: low-density lipoprotein, HDL: high-density lipoprotein, MMP: matrix metalloproteinase, IL: interleukin.

aPaired t-test.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2022;22:99-107 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2022.22.2.99
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