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Table 8 Alpha diversity of vulvar bacterial communities by site

From: Comparative study of vulva and abdominal skin microbiota of healthy females with high and average BMI

Alpha diversity Site Mean Standard Deviation p-value
Shannon index outer labia 4.39629 0.89511 0.01052
inner labia 3.78141 1.11852  
Simpson’s index outer labia 0.86943 0.10387 0.13750
inner labia 0.80964 0.18789  
  1. p-values reported in Table 8 were calculated using the Kruskal-Wallis Test