Prevalence of Comorbidities in Periodontitis Patients Compared to the General Austrian Population.

@article{Sperr2017PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Comorbidities in Periodontitis Patients Compared to the General Austrian Population.},
  author={Martina Sperr and Michael Kundi and Vernes Tursic and Margit Bristela and Andreas Moritz and Oleh Andrukhov and Xiaohui Rausch-fan and Wolfgang R Sperr},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-13}
}
BACKGROUND To analyze the prevalence and impact of comorbidities in patients with periodontitis in Austria. METHODS The prevalence of comorbidities was evaluated in 1199 patients with periodontitis (median age: 49, range: 14-83 years). These data were compared to an age and sex matched randomly selected cohort of the Austrian population by an unconditional logistic regression model. RESULTS Comorbidities were found in 821/1199=68.5% patients. Allergies had the highest prevalence (29.2… CONTINUE READING