Table 1

Clinical characteristics of smokers and healthy subjects (HS)

VariablesHSSmokersp Value
(n=20)(n=20)
Mean age (y)*33±1133±110.954
Males/females7/137/131.0
High (cm)*168.7±8.5168.7±10.11.0
Weight (kg)*65.5±9.864.75±9.50.808
BMI*23±2.822.8±3.30.775
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)*113±10114±120.977
Diastolic blood pressure*68±668±80.983
Cigarettes/day*011±5.2<0.001
  • * Data are expressed as mean±SD.