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Table 1 Correlation coefficients of bacteria and caries development in caries-active individuals

From: Correlation between dental caries experience and the level of Streptococcus mutans and lactobacilli in saliva and carious teeth in a Yemeni adult population

 SMLB
Saliva samples
 SM1.000.324
 LBs0.3241.00
 DMFT0.021*0.703
Caries tissue samples
 SM1.000.174
 LBs0.056*1.00
 DMFT0.1740.833
  1. * P < 0.05