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Table 5 Correlations among amount of Candida species, age, and salivary flow rate

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

  C. albicans C. glabrata C. tropicalis C. krusei RSFR SSFR
Age 0.296** 0.288** 0.175** 0.155* −0.210** −0.099
C. albicans   0.345** 0.157* 0.039 −0.430** −0.351**
C. glabrata    0.189** 0.246** −0.320** −0.269**
C. tropicalis     0.178** −0.248** −0.278**
C. krusei      −0.079 −0.031
RSFR       0.701**
SSFR       
  1. Values represent Spearman’s rank correlation coefficients; *P < 0.05, **P < 0.001
  2. RSFR resting whole salivary flow rate, SSFR stimulated whole salivary flow rate