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Table 3 Comparison of variables between absent (Grade 0) and present (Grade1~4) groups of atrophic glossitis

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

  Atrophic glossitis P-value
Grade 0 Grade 1~4
n = 185 n = 46
C. albicans (CFU) 35.2 ± 92.3 255.6 ± 750.0 <0.001
C. glabrata (CFU) 45.8 ± 278.7 37.9 ± 115.2 <0.001
C. tropicalis (CFU) 0.6 ± 5.8 3.9 ± 18.6 0.058
C. krusei (CFU) 0.9 ± 6.3 0.3 ± 1.2 0.974
RSFR (mL/15 min) 2.4 ± 2.7 1.3 ± 2.6 <0.001
SSFR (mL/10 min) 12.2 ± 6.9 7.9 ± 6.4 <0.001
Age 65.4 ± 12.5 71.4 ± 12.0 0.004
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± SD. P-value, Mann-Whitney U-test
  2. RSFR resting whole salivary flow rate, SSFR stimulated whole salivary flow rate