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Table 4 Comparison of gender and denture-wearing status 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 Total P-value
Grade 0 Grade 1~4
Gender Male 37 5 42 0.221
Female 148 41 189
Total 185 46 231  
Denture Wearing 67 25 92 0.025
No dentures 118 21 139
Total 185 46 231  
  1. Values are number of cases. P-value, Chi square test
  2. RSFR resting whole salivary flow rate, SSFR stimulated whole salivary flow rate