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Table 3 Significance of taste hyposensitivity by grade

From: Taste hyposensitivity in Japanese schoolchildren

  Sweet-taste hyposensitivity   Salt-taste hyposensitivity
Grade 1st-3rd 4th-6th 7th-9th Grade 1st-3rd 4th-6th 7th-9th
1st-3rd - n.s. 0.041 1st-3rd - n.s. n.s.
4th-6th - - n.s 4th-6th - - 0.035
  Sour-taste hyposensitivity   Bitter-taste hyposensitivity
Grade 1 st -3 rd 4 th -6 th 7 th -9 th Grade 1 st -3 rd 4 th -6 th 7 th -9 th
1st-3rd - n.s. 0.004 1st-3rd - 0.001 0.001
4th-6th - - n.s 4th-6th - - n.s.