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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

  SM LB
Saliva samples
 SM 1.00 0.324
 LBs 0.324 1.00
 DMFT 0.021* 0.703
Caries tissue samples
 SM 1.00 0.174
 LBs 0.056* 1.00
 DMFT 0.174 0.833
  1. * P < 0.05