Variables Diagnose (RA) Diagnose  (AS) P , t, x2values
Men (n)
Women (n)
24
55
42
24
x2= 0,214
p= 0,324
 Mean age 49,65 ±12,92 39,56±12,72 t=4,712
p<0,001
Height (cm)
Weight (kg)
BMI (kg/m
2)
Waist circumference (cm)
Male
Female
162,24±7,690 79,94±14,44
30, 47±5,80  
107±2,8
91±1,8
166,50±8,633 75,23±10,28
27,23±3,86  
105±2,1
89±2,7
t=3,141  p=0,002 t=2,219  p=0,028
t=3,880  p<0,01 t=2,894, p<0,01
t=2,897,  p<0,001
Package/year 17,94 ±14,73 13,03 ±9,5 t=0,125, p=0,321
Fagerstrom
Dependence
Test Scores
2,65 ±2,58 2,36 ±2,24 t=0,225, p=0,124
Age at onset of smoking 15,65±2,2 14,98±1,9 t=0,25, p=0,452
Smoker
Alcohol (+)
%39,2 (n=31)
%7,6 (n=6)
%50 (n=33)
%13,6 (n=9)
x2= 1,124   p=0,24
x2=0,895   p=0,28
BMI Smoker(kg/m2)
BMI non-smoker (kg/m2)
27,94±3,9 *
32,11±6,25 *
26,85±3,7 ** 27,60±4,0 ** *t= 3,312  p<0,001 **t=0,786  p=0,434
Age at onset of symptoms
Smoker
Non-smoker
39,13 ± 13,26
35,21±1,8
40,01±2,0
29,97±11,47
25,12±12,2
32,12±10,21
t=4,400 p<0,001
t=2,214, p<0,001
t=1,965, p<0,001
Table 1: Some characteristics of sociodemographic, anthropometric and smoking related to the subjects.