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Table 2 Distribution of baseline and H2O2-induced DNA damage among cases and controls

From: Rapid method for determination of DNA repair capacity in human peripheral blood lymphocytes amongst smokers

  Controls Cases P-value
Tail Extent Moment
Mean ± SE
Non-
Smokers
Former
Smokers
Current
Smokers
Current Smokers  
Baseline DNA damage 0.26 ± 0.11 0.23 ± 0.09 0.54 ± 0.15 0.57 ± 0.12 <0.001
H2O2- induced DNA damage 3.2 ± 0.82 5.8 ± 0.31 10.2 ± 0.93 19.5 ± 0.41 <0.001
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