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Table 2 Bloodborne variables for smokers and nonsmokers.

From: Decreased blood antioxidant capacity and increased lipid peroxidation in young cigarette smokers compared to nonsmokers: Impact of dietary intake

Variable Smokers (n = 15) Nonsmokers (n = 13) P value Effect Size
Antioxidant Reducing Capacity (mmol·L-1) 0.0676 ± 0.0352 0.1257 ± 0.0542 0.019* 0.54
Trolox-Equivalent Antioxidant Capacity (mmol·L-1) 0.721 ± 0.120 0.765 ± 0.130 0.24 0.17
Total Glutathione (μmol·L-1) 835 ± 143 898 ± 168 0.28 0.20
Malondialdehyde (μmol·L-1) 0.919 ± 0.32 0.647 ± 0.16 0.05* 0.47
Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein (ng·mL-1) 229 ± 94 110 ± 62 0.12 0.60
  1. Note: Values are mean ± SD.