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Table 5 Association between cytokine allele frequencies and 2 months or 6 months postop OSW changes in IVDD patients

From: Association of interleukin 2, interleukin 12, and interferon-γ with intervertebral disc degeneration in Iranian population

Cytokine Position Allele 2 months postop 6 months postop
MD ± SD (MD) P-Value MD ± SD (MD) P-Value
IL-12 −1188 A −19.35 ± 5.81 0.07 −25.23 ± 5.33 0.05
C −21.41 ± 5.55 −27.20 ± 4.13
IFN-γ + 874 A −20.09 ± 5.54 0.89 − 25.86 ± 4.72 0.89
T −20.23 ± 5.91 −25.74 ± 5.68
IL-2 −330 G −20.08 ± 6.04 0.90 −25.94 ± 5.14 0.81
T −19.95 ± 5.54 −25.73 ± 5.09
IL-2 + 166 G −20.17 ± 5.62 0.58 −25.88 ± 4.80 0.83
T −19.54 ± 6.17 −25.66 ± 5.97