Table 2.

Tail moment in smokers and nonsmokers

NonsmokersSmokers
VolunteerTail momentPeak valueVolunteerTail momentPeak value
N10.11 ± 0.080.21 ± 0.24S11.24 ± 1.833.35 ± 2.89
N20.08 ± 0.040.13 ± 0.13S20.49 ± 0.140.65 ± 0.50
N30.50 ± 0.280.62 ± 0.53S30.64 ± 0.431.14 ± 0.84
N40.49 ± 0.451.00 ± 0.57S40.77 ± 0.521.33 ± 1.20
N50.19 ± 0.330.30 ± 0.19S50.46 ± 0.230.73 ± 0.40
N60.15 ± 0.110.21 ± 0.14S60.91 ± 0.511.35 ± 0.88
Mean0.26 ± 0.190.41 ± 0.34Mean0.75 ± 0.29*1.43 ± 0.99
  • NOTE: Each tail moment value is the mean (±SD) of 150 blood cells in the three samples for each individual. The peak value represents the highest tail moment of each individual.

  • * Statistically significant with P = 0.0058.