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Med Arh. 2017; 71(2): 132-136


Effect of Cigarette Smoking on Haematological Parameters in Healthy Population

Maja Malenica; Besim Prnjavorac; Tamer Bego; Tanja Dujic; Sabina Semiz; Selma Skrbo; Amar Gusic; Ajla Hadzic; Adlija Causevic.

Abstract
Objective: Tobacco cigarette smoking is one of the major leading causes of death throughout the world. Smoking has both acute and chronic effect on haematological parameters. The aim of the present study was to assess the extent of adverse effects of cigarette smoking on biochemical characteristics in healthy smokers. Subjects and Method: One hundred and fifty six subjects participated in this study, 56 smokers and 100 non-smokers. The smokers were regularly consuming 10-20 cigarettes per day for at least 3 years. Complete blood cell count was analyzed by CELL-DYN 3700 fully automatic haematological analyzer. Results: The smokers had significantly higher levels of white blood cell (p

Key words: cigarette smoking;haematological parameters;healthy population


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