The relationship of white blood cell and platelet counts to cigarette smoking in adult Nigerians.

@article{Aghaji1990TheRO,
  title={The relationship of white blood cell and platelet counts to cigarette smoking in adult Nigerians.},
  author={M A Aghaji and R Nnabuko and C Uzuegbunam and I C Oyeka},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={273-8}
}
This study was undertaken to examine the relationship between cigarette-smoking and total white blood cell count (wbcc) and platelet count (pc) in adult Nigerians. We also studied the relationship of the white blood cell and platelet counts to the duration of the smoking habit and number of cigarette smoked per day. Three hundred and fifty-two healthy male adults, aged 18-52 years, were studied. They were randomly allocated to two groups--176 smokers and 176 non-smokers. The smoking habit was… CONTINUE READING

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