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Table 3 Network meta-analysis of cytokines levels in COVID-19 patients with different clinical stages MD (95%CI)

From: Differences of blood cells, lymphocyte subsets and cytokines in COVID-19 patients with different clinical stages: a network meta-analysis

Comparisons IL-1β (ng/L) IL-6 (ng/L) IL-10 (ng/L) TNF-α (ng/L)
Severe VS. Mild a 0.07 (−0.05, 0.20) 25.70 (9.99, 41.41) 1.42 (0.31, 2.54) 0.28 (−2.41, 2.97)
Critical VS. Mild a 0.15 (0.01, 0.30) 56.90 (36.29, 77.52) 3.93 (2.23, 5.63) −0.11 (−3.49, 3.26)
Critical VS. Severe a 0.08 (−0.10, 0.26) 31.21 (10.59, 51.82) 2.51 (0.54, 4.47) −0.40 (−3.79, 3.00)
Inconsistency P-value 0.545 0.408 0.510 0.993
  1. aWhen comparing, the groups in the later positions were taken as the reference
  2. Abbreviations: IL interleukin, TNF tumor necrosis factor
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