Mediators of Inflammation / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

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Low-Dose Steroid Therapy Is Associated with Decreased IL-12 Production in PBMCs of Severe Septic Patients

Table 5

Generalized linear model analysis for the change in IL-1 response to identify independent factors among clinical characteristics and steroid use.

Change in IL-1 response or (rho) value

 Male−4.358−8.6, −94.5–94.1
 Female0−13.1, −23.5–153.5
APACHE II3.1100.2920.006
Septic shock0.083
 Yes−34.395−10.8, −94.5–94.1
 No0−3.8, −28.0–153.5
Low-dose steroid0.472
 Yes−13.113−10.3, −94.5–94.1
 No02.2, −28.0–153.5
 Yes7.850−8.5, −94.5–94.1
 No0−9.9, −38.4–153.5

IL = interleukin; APACHE = Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation.
Data are presented as the median and range (in pg/mL) for categorical variables or the Spearman rank correlation coefficient (rho) value for continuous variables.
0 is set as a reference.

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