Blood Pressure Profile in School Children (6–16 Years) of Southern India: A Prospective Observational Study

@article{Sayeemuddin2015BloodPP,
  title={Blood Pressure Profile in School Children (6–16 Years) of Southern India: A Prospective Observational Study},
  author={Mohammad Sayeemuddin and Deepak Sharma and Aakash Pandita and Tabassum Sultana and Sweta Shastri},
  journal={Frontiers in Pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={3}
}
  • Mohammad Sayeemuddin, Deepak Sharma, +2 authors Sweta Shastri
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Frontiers in Pediatrics
  • Aims and objective: To determine normal blood pressure (BP) in apparently healthy, asymptomatic school children in the age group of 6–16 years and to determine the correlation of BP values with different sex, weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) and also to find out prevalence of hypertension in school going population. Materials and methods: This prospective, observational study enrolled 3,302 urban children (1,658 boys and 1,644 girls) in the age group of 6–16 years. These were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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