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Table 5 Sensitivities and specificities for the optimal thresholds of SBPHR/DBPHR for diagnosing (pre)hypertension in the studied adolescent population

From: Blood pressure to height ratios as simple, sensitive and specific diagnostic tools for adolescent (pre)hypertension in Nigeria

  Prehypertension Hypertension
  Boys Girls Boys Girls
Threshold 0.72/0.46 0.73/0.48 0.75/0.51 0.77/0.50
Sensitivity 0.991 0.969 0.986 0.992
Specificity 1.000 1.000 0.998 1.000