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Table 5 Pearson correlation coefficients between preference and mastication properties in full denture

From: Effects of textured food masticatory performance in older people with different dental conditions

Variables preference Number of chews Chewing time Temporal muscle activity Masseter muscle activity Tongue pressure
Preference 1 0.676 0.846** 0.884** 0.761* 0.278
Number of chews   1 0.893** 0.792* 0.326 0.373
Chewing time    1 0.804* 0.422 0.006
Temporal muscle activity     1 0.695 0.214
Masseter muscle activity      1 0.384
Tongue pressure       1
  1. ⁎ Correlation is significant with p < 0.05
  2. ⁎⁎ Correlation is significant with p < 0.01