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Clinical Study

Sialometry of Upper Labial Minor Glands: A Clinical Approach by the Use of Weighing Method Schirmer’s Test Strips Paper

Table 3

Salivary flow rates between subjects with and without xerostomia complaint.

XerostomiaMeanStd. deviation 95% CI value*
Lower boundUpper bound

UWSaYes0.250.270.180.31<0.001
No0.470.340.390.54
SWSaYes0.630.570.490.77<0.001
No1.100.630.961.24
LSbYes5.171.454.066.230.003
No7.331.396.48.27
PSbYes1.40.590.971.840.023
No2.130.71.682.61

mL/min.
bμL/cm2/min.
*Independent -test with 0.05 level of significance.

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