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Table 5 Relationships between colony amounts of Candida species, age, and number of remaining teeth in carriers wearing dentures

From: Prevalence of Candida albicans and non-albicans on the tongue dorsa of elderly people living in a post-disaster area: a cross-sectional survey

  C. albicans (n=93) Non-albicans (n=59)
  Log CFU Number of remaining teeth Age Log CFU Number of remaining teeth Age
Log CFU   –0.40 (<0.01) –0.18 (0.09)   –0.38 (<0.01) 0.10 (0.45)
Number of remaining teeth –0.40 (<0.01)   –0.34 (<0.01) –0.38 (<0.01)   –0.40 (<0.01)
Age –0.18 (0.09) –0.34 (<0.01)   0.10 (0.45) –0.40 (<0.01)  
  1. Value shows Spearman’s correlation coefficient (p-value)