Table 2: CBMN parameters, telomere length (bp), and global DNA methylation (%) results for nonexposed and exposed groups. Data presented as error (SE).

ParametersNonexposed ()Exposed () valuec

CBMN
 Micronucleusa2.9 ± 0.46.0 ± 0.5<0.001
 Nucleoplasmic bridgea2.6 ± 0.46.0 ± 0.5<0.001
 Nuclear budsa2.0 ± 0.44.0 ± 0.4<0.001
 Binucleated cellsb61.3 ± 8.2120.6 ± 8.4<0.001
 Apoptosisb3.4 ± 0.43.9 ± 0.60.479
 Necrosisb3.6 ± 0.63.7 ± 0.80.978
Telomere length (bp)4551 ± 145.54098 ± 105.30.015
DNA global methylation (%)3.804 ± 0.2063.023 ± 0.1310.006

aFrequency per 1000 BN cells; bfrequency per 500 cells; c value between nonexposed and exposed groups; unpaired -tests.