Table 1.

Prevalence of dye coupling and the size of stained groups in different depths of the molecular layer

Inner third (N = 10)Middle third (N = 8)Outer third (N = 14)
Percentage of multiple staining20%37%71%
Number of stained cells in a  group
 Range 2 2–4 2–9
 Average 2 3.3 3.95