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Table 6 Spearman’s correlation coefficients between Bifidobacterium and periodontopathic bacteria

From: Increase in Bifidobacterium is a characteristic of the difference in the salivary microbiota of pregnant and non-pregnant women

  Bifidobacterium B. dentium
All subjects Pregnant women All subjects Pregnant women
P. gingivalis
Rho  − 0.295  − 0.462 0.027  − 0.024
p 0.017 0.005 0.830 0.892
P. intermedia
Rho  − 0.111  − 0.042 0.178 0.107
p 0.378 0.809 0.156 0.539
A. actinomycetemcomitans
Rho  − 0.338  − 0.366 0.025  − 0.204
p 0.006 0.031 0.843 0.239
  1. Bold values are statistically significant