Table 7

Total leucocyte, neutrophil, and lymphocyte blood counts per μl in ex-smokers without any nicotine substitution and non-smokers after one year of smoking abstinence

Ex-smokersNon-smokers
No.56136
Total leucocytes6.1 (5.6 to 6.5)5.8 (5.6 to 6.0)
Total neutrophils3.2 (3.1 to 3.6)3.2 (3.0 to 3.3)
Total lymphocytes2.3 (2.1 to 2.5)2.0 (1.9 to 2.1)7-150
  • Values are geometric means (95% confidence limits).

  • 7-150 p<0.05.