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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the EWAS study population

From: Epigenetic adaptations of the masticatory mucosa to periodontal inflammation

  Uninflamed samples (n = 48) Inflamed samples (n = 48)
Epithelial cells (mean) 0.57 ± 0.10 0.25 ± 0.12
Fibroblasts (mean) 0.21 ± 0.07 0.17 ± 0.07
Immune cells (mean) 0.22 ± 0.06 0.58 ± 0.13
Males, n (%) 28 (58.3) 30 (62.5)
Age, years (mean) 46.7 ± 9.7 45.7 ± 10.0
Smokers, n (%) 22 (45.8) 19 (39.6)