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Table 2 Taste sensitivity thresholds and Fagerström score

From: Effect of cigarette smoke on gustatory sensitivity, evaluation of the deficit and of the recovery time-course after smoking cessation

Group N Median (min – max)
Non-smokers 48 9.5 (4 – 31)
Fagerström 0-2 37 12.5 (2 – 160)
Fagerström 3-5 24 15.65 (7.5 – 56)
Fagerström >5 22 21.5 (4.8 – 92)
  1. (p value (Kruskal-Wallis test) = 0.0001)