Variable importance for Lactobacillus counts and feeding groups. Partial least squares discriminant analysis identified variables influential for (A) Total number of Lactobacillus/mL saliva and (B) Feeding groups. Characteristics associated with the outcome variables (red circle symbol) were considered to be potential confounders and were adjusted for in statistical analysis.
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