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Table 6 Predictors of atrophic glossitis -Multivariate logistic regression analysis-

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

  Coefficient P-value Odds ratio 95% CI
Lower Upper
Age 0.029 0.135 1.029 0.991 1.069
Gender 0.804 0.196 2.234 0.661 7.549
C. albicans (CFU) 0.004 0.004 1.004 1.001 1.007
C. glabrata (CFU) −0.001 0.366 0.999 0.996 1.001
C. tropicalis (CFU) 0.015 0.353 1.015 0.983 1.048
C. krusei (CFU) −0.055 0.581 0.946 0.778 1.151
RSFR (mL/15 min) 0.045 0.675 1.047 0.846 1.295
SSFR (mL/10 min) −0.085 0.048 0.919 0.845 0.999
Denture 0.364 0.389 1.439 0.629 3.294
Constant −3.752 0.010 0.023   
  1. RSFR resting whole salivary flow rate, SSFR stimulated whole salivary flow rate
  2. Gender; female: 1, male: 0, Denture; denture wearing: 1, no dentures: 0