Table 1.

Prevalence of P. gingivalis in healthy and diseased groups

Subject groupNo. of subjects with P. gingivalis detected/no. tested (%)
DiseasedHealthyTotal
All103/130 (79)46/181 (25)149/311 (48)
Female42/51 (82)29/112 (26)71/163 (44)
Male61/79 (77)17/69 (25)78/148 (53)
White65/87 (75)33/149 (22)98/236 (42)
African-American28/32 (88)10/26 (38)38/58 (66)
Asian-American4/5 (80)3/5 (60)7/10 (70)
Other6/6 (100)0/1 (0)6/7 (86)