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Table 3 Distribution of IL-6 Alleles Frequency in patients with febrile seizures (FS) and the control group

From: Interleukin-6 gene polymorphisms in Egyptian children with febrile seizures: a case–control study

Gene Polymorphism Alleles Patients n(%) Controls n(%) OR(95 % CI) P
IL-6 (−174) Sample size 100 100   
G 125(63) 95(48) 1.84 (1.21–2.8) <0.01
C 75(37) 105(52) 0.54(0.36–0.82) <0.01
IL-6 (−572) Sample size 98 100   
G 163(83) 163(81)   >0.05
C 33(17) 37(19)   
IL-6 (−597) Sample size 95 100   
G 155(82) 146(73)   >0.05
A 35(18) 54(27)   
  1. Abbreviations: IL6 interleukin 6, FS febrile seizures, OR odds ratio, CI 95 % confidence interval
  2. P value < 0.05 indicates a significant difference
  3. Chi-square test