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Table 3 Difference of tongue and saliva states by number of residual teeth

From: Relationship between the state of tongue hygiene and the number of residual teeth in convalescent-ward inpatients, cross- sectional study

tooth number tongue saliva p value
0 N (%) >  1 N (%)  
total 0 22 (57.9) 9 (16.1) >  0.001
> 1 16 (42.1) 47 (83.9)
< 19 0 5 (38.5) 4 (13.8) 0.084
> 1 8 (61.5) 25 (86.2)
> 20 0 17 (68.0) 5 (18.5) >  0.001
> 1 8 (32.0) 22 (81.5)