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Table 3 Correlation of systemic plasma IL-6 values with injury severity and the incidence of MODS during the clinical course

From: Interleukin-6 as inflammatory marker referring to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in severely injured children

  Correlation coefficient Correlation coefficient
  Injury severity (ISS) MODS incidence
Day 1 (Admission) 0.331* 0.297**
Day 2 0.115 0.717*
Day 3 -0.069 0.320
Day 4 -0.170 0.284
Day 5 -0.041 0.598*
Day 6 -0.107 -0.097
Day 7 -0.181 -0.196
Day 8 0.135 0.206
Day 9 0.196 -0.085
Day 10 0.015 -0.122
Day 11 0.112 -0.089
Day 12 0.192 -0.410
Day 13 0.124 -0.197
Day 14 0.195 -0.301
  1. (Pearson correlation; *p < 0.01, **p < 0.05).