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Table 4 Factors associated with serum level of IL-6

From: Serum level of high sensitive C-reactive protein and IL − 6 markers in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia in Ethiopia: a comparative study

Factors unadjusted IL-6 adjusted * IL-6
β 95% CI P β 95% CI P
Schizophrenia 2.86 1.11 4.62 0.001 3.60 1.35 5.86 0.002
Control Ref.        
Gender
 Male 1.16 −0.94 3.26 0.280 −0.92 −3.52 1.68 0.489
 Female Ref.        
Age
 18–24 years −1.75 −4.67 1.17 0.241 −0.97 −3.95 2.01 0.524
 25–34 years − 1.00 −3.71 1.72 0.471 −0.76 −3.40 1.89 0.575
 35–44 years −1.46 −4.42 1.50 0.332 −1.76 −4.62 1.10 0.227
 45+ years Ref.        
BMI
 Underweight −0.58 −4.04 2.89 0.744 −1.20 −4.69 2.30 0.503
 Normal 0.27 −2.63 3.17 0.855 0.38 −2.50 3.26 0.797
 Overweight/Obese Ref.