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Table II

Comparison of Gingival and Oral Hygiene scores between shisha smokers and non-smokers.

Variable Shisha smokers Non smokers p value
Gingivitis
Present 19 (63.3%) 12 (40%) 0.071
Absent 11 (36.7%) 18 (60%)
Severity of Gingivitis
Mild 8 (42.1%) 10 (83.3%) 0.007
Moderate 11 (57.9%) 2 (16.7%)
Mean OHI-S score 2.23 +1.33 1.45+1.30 0.026
Extrinsic Stains
Present 9 (30%) 1 (3.3%)
Absent 20 (70%) 29 (96.7%) 0.006

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