Table 1

 IL6 and IL10 serum levels in patients with SLE and normal subjects

Log10 (IL6 (g×10−13/ml))Log10 (IL10 (g×10−13/ml))
*Above normal 97.5th centile; †level of significance for the difference in mean level between patients with SLE and normal subjects.
CIM, confidence interval for mean; SE, standard error in the mean level.
SLE
Number171171
Mean1.641.75
SE0.050.04
95% CIM1.54–1.731.68–1.85
Median1.601.63
Patients with raised levels, No (%)107 (63)44 (26)
Normal subjects
N5050
Mean1.031.28
SE0.030.07
95% CIM0.96–1.101.12–1.44
Median1.011.36
97.5th Centile1.582.19
p Value†<0.01<0.01