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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of female FACHS subjects participating in the genome-wide methylation studies

From: The effect of smoking on DNA methylation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from African American women

  Smoker Control
Age 48.1 ± 7 48.7 ± 11
BMI 31.1 ± 8 35.3 ± 7
Smoking status 50 61
Current average cigarettes/day 5 ± 8  
*Smoker pack-years   
   ≥ ½ and < 10 17  
   ≥ 10 and < 20 7  
   ≥ 20 7  
CRP (mg/L) 5.02 ± 7.6 2.89 ± 3.2
IL6R (pg/mL) 227 ± 58 209 ± 56
  1. *Total number of smoking individuals does not match the number of individuals accounted for under pack-years due to missing data points.