Table 4

Characteristics of smokers, non-smokers, and former smokers who had stopped smoking between first test and follow up

Smoker n=90Non-smoker n=56Former smoker n=53
MeanSEMMeanSEMMeanSEM
Age4-150 39.431.0845.381.5244.911.59
Exposure (y)4-150 13.800.9317.541.4917.121.36
Time since 1st test
 (months)
23.151.6522.843.1331.203.22
Interval between tests4-150 12.040.7711.180.5314.340.92
FSBPBL%42.843.9853.844.3846.245.86
FSBP%4-150 53.104.1364.314.4367.245.02
Δ FSBP%10.254.0510.473.3320.996.35
FSBP% <304-150 29 (32.2%)10 (17.9%)9 (17.0%)
FSBP%⩾3078.342.1078.292.2180.992.84
  • 4-150 p<0.05.

  • FSBP%BL is the FSBP% at baseline.