Table 3: Levels of IL-6 and IL-17 in CP patients and healthy controls.

VariablesHealthy controls (41)
(Mean ± SD)
Mild CP (10)
(Mean ± SD)
Moderate CP (16)
(Mean ± SD)
Severe CP (15)
(Mean ± SD)
value

IL-17 (pg/ml)
IL-6 (ng/L), <0.0013, <0.0015, <0.0016

Statistically significant , CP = chronic periodontitis, 1Healthy and mild, 2Healthy and moderate, 3Healthy and severe, 4Mild and moderate, 5Mild and severe, 6 Moderate and severe.