The significance of physical development on the blood pressure curve of children between 6 and 9 years of age and its relationship with familial aggregation.


Arterial blood pressure values of 3109 children between 6 and 9 years of age in the city of Rio de Janeiro were analysed according to low, medium and high socio-economic levels. At medium and high socio-economic levels, arterial pressures, weight and height were higher than those observed in children of a lower socio-economic level. Blood pressure was best… (More)


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