Blood pressure in four and five-year-old children: the effects of environment and other factors in it's measurement--the Brompton study.

@article{Swiet1984BloodPI,
  title={Blood pressure in four and five-year-old children: the effects of environment and other factors in it's measurement--the Brompton study.},
  author={Michael de Swiet and Peter M. Fayers and Elliot A. S. Shinebourne},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={1984},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={501-5}
}
Systolic blood pressure was measured on a total of 1855 occasions in 1307 children aged four and five years, and compared with values obtained since birth in the same children. There was a rapid rise in blood pressure in the first month of life. The mean blood pressure then only rose from 93 mmHg at six months to 98 mmHg at five years. The 95th percentile was 113 to 114 mmHg over this period. In children aged four and five years, over the ranges studied, blood pressure was not importantly… CONTINUE READING

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