TABLE 3

Regression analysis of IL-10 in SCD osteomyelitis patients

IL-10 serum level (pg/ml)No. of patients (% of total)PaORa95% CI
OsteomyelitisSCD controls
0 to <18.236 (69.2)43 (25.6)4.8 × 10−51.00
≥18.2 to <30.014 (26.9)69 (41.1)0.0217.471.55 to 35.91
≥30.02 (3.8)56 (33.3)2.7 × 10−417.253.72 to 79.99
  • a aOR, adjusted odds ratio. Covariates controlled for were platelet and WBC counts and HbS and HbF levels.