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Table 1 Characteristics of study population

From: The Candida species that are important for the development of atrophic glossitis in xerostomia patients

Atrophic glossitis Number Age Male:Female Saliva flow rate Denture wearer
RSFR SSFR
Grade 0 185 63.4 ± 12.5 37:148 2.4 ± 2.7 12.2 ± 6.9 67/185 (36.2%)
Grade 1 15 72.8 ± 10.8 1:14 1.9 ± 3.3 11.3 ± 6.1 8/15 (53.3%)
Grade 2 23 68.2 ± 11.9 2:21 1.0 ± 2.4 6.3 ± 6.2 11/23 (47.8%)
Grade 3 5 74.4 ± 10.0 2:3 1.1 ± 0.7 7.7 ± 4.8 4/5 (80.0%)
Grade 4 3 83.0 ± 6.5 0:3 0.1 ± 0.1 3.9 ± 0.8 2/3 (66.7%)
Total 231 66.6 ± 12.6 42:189 2.1 ± 2.7 11.3 ± 7.0 92/231(39.8%)
  1. RSFR resting whole salivary flow rate (mL/15 min), SSFR stimulated whole salivary flow rate (mL/10 min); Values are mean ± SD