Blood pressure during the first two years of life.

  title={Blood pressure during the first two years of life.},
  author={Julius S Schachter and L. H. Kuller and Christina Perfetti},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={116 1},
Blood pressure (BP) was measured on the third postnatal day in 392 healthy, full-term, appropriate weight infants, and again in 318 infants at six months, in 277 infants at 15 months, and in 232 infants at 24 months of age. Differences in average BP between white infants and black infants were small; BP did not vary significantly as a function of socioeconomic class or sex. BP, measured during sleep, had increased from birth to six months of age, but showed no change from six to 15 months, a… CONTINUE READING

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