Table 2 Final logistic regression model for association of plasma cytokines and covariates with short-duration versus long-duration ME/CFS.

Final model includes cytokines meeting LASSO and/or PCA/PLS criteria (see Materials and Methods and Supplementary Materials and Methods). Bold text indicates P values <0.05.

VariableOR95% CIP
Age0.9530.926–0.9810.001
Sex0.6690.296–1.5120.334
IL-12p401.5011.075–2.0960.017
IL-12p700.7830.650–0.9420.010
IL-17A0.9880.866–1.1270.857
IFNγ104.7776.975–1574.0210.001
TNFα (TNFSF2)0.8660.765–0.9800.023
sFasL0.9810.856–1.1260.789
CCL11 (eotaxin)0.9660.929–1.0040.075
CSF1 (M-CSF)1.0680.901–1.2670.448
CSF2 (GM-CSF)0.9700.947–0.9950.017
PDGFBB0.9980.994–1.0020.370