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Table 4 T cell receptor excision circles (TRECs) in non-smoking (NSM) and smoking mothers (SM) and their newborns

From: Maternal cigarette smoking and its effect on neonatal lymphocyte subpopulations and replication

  Newborns Mothers
NSM (n = 16) SM (n = 11) NSM (n = 16) SM (n = 11)
TRECs/1000 CD4 + CD45RA + cells 103 ± 125 (69; 16 – 589)*** 166 ± 269 (55; 11 – 985)*** 32 ± 31 (22; 4 – 146) 51 ± 58 (20; 7 – 193)
  1. Values are given in mean ± standard deviation (median; range).
  2. Statistical difference (non-parametric Mann–Whitney-U test):
  3. ***p < 0.001 higher than respective maternal values.