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Table 2 Associations with inflammatory cytokines

From: Fatigue severity in anti-nuclear antibody-positive individuals does not correlate with pro-inflammatory cytokine levels or predict imminent progression to symptomatic disease

Cytokine All ANA+, ρ ANS, ρ UCTD, ρ SARD, ρ
A. FACIT-F
 Type I IFN 0.071 0.118 0.213 − 0.029
 IL-6 − 0.072 − 0.092 − 0.224 0.015
 TNF-α − 0.101 − 0.093 − 0.135 − 0.152
B. WPI
 Type I IFN − 0.064 − 0.142 − 0.038 − 0.022
 IL-6 0.239 (0.014)* 0.308 (0.053) 0.211 0.288 (0.084)
 TNF-α 0.090 0.258 0.083 0.201
C. SS score
 Type I IFN − 0.164 (0.081) − 0.132 − 0.204 − 0.076
 IL-6 0.174 (0.075) 0.223 0.397 (0.036) 0.090
 TNF-α − 0.005 0.089 0.057 0.011
  1. *Significant differences are indicated in italics with the p value shown in the brackets. Any p values less than 0.1 are also shown as indicative of trends