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A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

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Reduction of bleeding sites (number and proportion of subjects) per group and statistical analysis MOD group PLY group Fisher's exact Reduction in GBI (n = 18) (n = 19) test (p value) Absolute 16 (89%) 14 (74%) 0.404 [greater than or equal to] 25% 12 (67%) 5 (26%) 0.026 (a) [greater than or equal to] 50% 1 (6%) 2 (11%) 0.588 Relative risk Reduction in GBI (95% CI) Absolute 1.9 (0.6-6.3) [greater than or equal to] 25% 2.5 (1.1-5.7) [greater than or equal to] 50% 0.5 (0.1-5.3) GBI = Gingival Bleeding Index; CI = confidence interval (a) Statistically significant Figure 1.
The gingival bleeding index, which showed bleeding in the control group, was higher in the experimental group (p < 0.0001).
The data was analyzed and arranged to see the influence of oral hygiene index, gingival bleeding index and glycaemic control on severity of periodontitis and glycaemic status and it was compared with same oral hygiene status individuals by removing the confounding factor of oral hygiene.
(7) At first, the clinical parameters of Plaque index (8) and Gingival bleeding index (9) were recorded followed by scaling and polishing.