Table 3

Blood pressure (SBP, DBP, MAP) and biological markers (FENO, eCO) of smokers and non-smokers

VariableSmokers (n=360)Non-smokers (n=180)P value
SBP (Hg mm)126.0026.00120.0016.00<0.001*
DBP (Hg mm)80.0019.0080.0010.000.058
MAP (Hg mm)93.1612.1794.020.00.004†
eCO (ppm)<0.001*
FeNO (ppb)<0.001*
  • Mann-Whiteney U test.

  • *P<0.001.

  • †P<0 .05.

  • DBP, diastolic blood pressure; eCO, exhaled breath carbon monoxide; FeNO, fractional exhaled nitric oxide; MAP, mean arterial pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.