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Table 6 Post-stroke UTI and median IL-10 levels between males and females

From: Sex differences and the role of IL-10 in ischemic stroke recovery

  No-UTI, median (IQR) Yes-UTI, median (IQR)
Males NS NS
Females 6.795 (3.71–9.98)** 10.01 (8.96–16.93)**
  1. **p<0.01
  2. Median IL-10 levels between patients with urinary tract infection (UTI) and without UTI were significantly different in females but not in males. Females who developed post-stroke UTIs had higher levels of IL-10 than those who did not develop urinary infections