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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Periodontal and oral hygiene status according to mucositis

Variable Total Mucositis P-valuea

No Yes
Periodonta status
 Pocket depth (mm) 0.346
  ≤ 3 37 (74.0) 14 (66.7) 23 (79.3)
  ≥ 4 13 (26.0) 7 (33.3) 6 (20.7)
 Median (minimun-maximum) 3 (2–8) 3 (2–8) 3 (2–6) 0.437b
Oral hygiene status
 Existing of plaque 0.578
  No 26 (52.0) 12 (57.1) 14 (48.3)
  Yes 24 (48.0) 9 (42.9) 15 (51.7)
 Median (minimum-maximum) 0 (0–3) 0 (0–3) 1 (0–3) 0.761b

Values are presented as number (%) or median (range).

P-values by Fisher’s exact test.
P-values by Mann–Whitney U-test.

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