Reproducibility of resting blood pressure and heart rate measurements. The HERITAGE Family Study.

@article{Stanforth2000ReproducibilityOR,
  title={Reproducibility of resting blood pressure and heart rate measurements. The HERITAGE Family Study.},
  author={Philip R Stanforth and Jacques Gagnon and Treva Rice and Claude Bouchard and Arthur S. Leon and D. Chandrasekhra Rao and James S. Skinner and Jack H. Wilmore},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={271-7}
}
PURPOSE This study determined the reproducibility of resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure, mean arterial pressure, and heart rate (the average of three measures/day). METHODS The data were obtained on two separate days prior to an exercise training intervention in a sample of 822 subjects participating in the HERITAGE Family Study. The same protocol was conducted across three days in an intracenter quality control substudy, which included an additional 60 subjects. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING