Table 5

Baseline levels of lymphocytes in smokers and nonsmokers
Nonsmokers n = 56 Smokers n = 58
Age (y) 34 ± 8 36 ± 6 NS
Body mass index (kg/m2) (kg/m2) 23.84 ± 3.99 23.52 ± 3.42 NS
Vitamin E μg/ml 11.76 ± 3.17 11.66 ± 3.24 NS
α1-antitrypsin g/L serum 1.49 ± 0.32 1.96 ± 0.37 P < 0.0000001
CCR μg/mg creatinine 0.049 ± 0.017 0.93 ± 0.31 P < 0.0000001
PHA SI 70.54 ± 43.35 77.50 ± 55.34 NS
Con A SI 54.73 ± 38.35 59.98 ± 36.29 NS
White cell count (a.n. x 109/L) 7.99 ± 1.74 9.06 ± 2.18 P < 0.01
Lymphocytes (a.n. x 109/L) 3.25 ± 0.74 3.58 ± 1.01 NS
(%) 41.19 ± 7.76 39.83 ± 6.77
. NS
T cell (a.n. x 109/L) 2.05 ± 0.55 2.31 ± 0.71 NS
(%) 62.76 ± 7.54 64.67 ± 7.83 NS
B cell (a.n. x 109/L) 0.38 ± 0.20 0.54 ± 0.29 P < 0.00001
(%) 11.13 ± 4.09 14.78 ± 4.48 P < 0.00001
NK cells (a.n. x 109/L) 0.83 ± 0.35 0.66 ± 0.31 P < 0.001
(%) 25.31 ± 903 19.00 ± 6.88 P < 0.0001
CD4+ (a.n. x 109/L) 0.92 ± 0.28 1.15± 0.38 P < 0.0001
(%) 28.27 ± 6.43 32.19 ± 5.73 P < 0.0001
CD8+ (a.n. x 109/L) 1.05 ± 0.39 1.04 ± 0.39 NS
(%) 31.53 ± 7.52 29.14 ± 6.97 NS
CD4+/CD8+ (%) 0.97 ± 0.44 1.18 ± 0.38 P < 0.0001

a.n. represents actual number.

Jubri et al.

Jubri et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:2   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-2

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