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Table 7 Evaluation of DNA damage index (DNA-DI) through Comet assay

From: High chromosomal instability in workers occupationally exposed to solvents and paint removers

Groups DNA-DI
Exposed (n = 24) 235.70 ± 29.23**
 Smokers (n = 3) 211.66 ± 31.56
 No Smokers (n = 21) 239.14 ± 28.00
 Alcohol Drinkers (n = 21) 231.85 ± 29.19
 No Alcohol Drinkers (n = 3) 262.66 ± 7.50
Unexposed (n = 24) 193.79 ± 22.22
 Smokers (n = 3) 197.33 ± 16.66
 No Smokers (n = 21) 193.28 ± 23.23
 Alcohol Drinkers (n = 17) 193.88 ± 25.25
 No Alcohol Drinkers (n = 7) 193.57 ± 13.89
  1. The values are expressed as mean ± SD. **Statistically significant difference relative to unexposed group. p ≤ 0.000 (Student’s t-test)