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Table 2 Odds ratio and p-values for the cytokines and chemokines evaluated as risk factor for gastric cancer

From: Circulating blood levels of IL-6, IFN-γ, and IL-10 as potential diagnostic biomarkers in gastric cancer: a controlled study

Cytokine Positive (%) Negative (%) OR IC 95% p-value
IL-1β
 Healthy 65 (49) 50 (70)    
 Gastric cancer 68 (51) 21 (30) 2.49 1.35–4.59 0.003
IL-6
 Healthy 4 (10) 111 (68)    
 Gastric cáncer 35 (90) 54 (32) 17.9 6.08–53.19 0.00
IFN –γ
 Healthy 56 (35) 64 (61)    
 Gastric cancer 101 (65) 42 (39) 2.75 1.65–4.57 0.00
IL-10
 Healthy 21 (36) 94 (67)    
 Gastric cancer 43 (64) 46 (33) 4.18 2.23–7.85 0.00
MCP-1
 Healthy 59 (60) 56 (50)    
 Gastric cancer 38 (40) 53 (50) 0.68 0.39–1.19 0.21
IL-8
 Healthy 49 (40) 71 (50)    
 Gastric cancer 71 (60) 71 (50) 1.45 0.89–2.37 0.17
TNF-α
 Healthy 82 (57) 33 (58)    
 Gastric cancer 63 (43) 28 (42) 0.91 0.49–1.65 0.76
TGF-β
 Healthy 64 (52) 56 (40)    
 Gastric cancer 58 (48) 83 (60) 0.61 0.37–0.99 0.06
  1. p < 0.05 statistical significance