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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics of Bacterial Levels for MS and LB

From: Using motivational interviewing to reduce parental risk related behaviors for early childhood caries: a pilot study

GroupnVariableMeanSDMedianMinimumMaximum
Treatment13MS (V1)*6.500.726.675.477.75
MS (V4)6.520.756.475.367.76
LB (V1)*6.360.866.374.727.71
LB (V4)6.250.936.334.108.13
Control11MS (V1)*6.010.756.344.656.86
MS (V4)6.460.456.515.477.20
LB (V1)*6.370.806.624.307.03
LB (V4)6.040.646.154.406.75
  1. MS Mutans Streptococci, LB Lactobacilli
  2. V1 visit 1; V4 visit 4; log CFU/ml