Table 1

Characteristics of smokers and nonsmokers.

Variable

Smokers (n = 15)

Nonsmokers (n = 13)


Age (yrs)

24 ± 4

24 ± 5

Height (cm)

173 ± 8

172 ± 8

Weight (kg)

81 ± 14

77 ± 15

BMI (kg·m-2)

26.7 ± 4

25.5 ± 3

Resting Heart Rate (bpm)

70 ± 3

67 ± 3

Resting SBP (mmHg)

120 ± 12

116 ± 10

Resting DBP (mmHg)

78 ± 10

74 ± 10

Cigarettes per day

11 ± 10

NA

Years smoking

6 ± 5

NA

Pack-Years

3 ± 4

NA


Note: Values are mean ± SD. No statistical differences were noted between groups for any of the above variables (p > 0.05). BMI, body mass index; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.

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