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Table 4 Reference values of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure by age and gender

From: Focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents

Age (years) Boys Girls
  Day Night Day Night
  75th 90th 95th 75th 90th 95th 75th 90th 95th 75th 90th 95th
5 116/76 120/79 123/81 99/59 103/62 106/65 114/77 118/80 121/82 100/81 105/66 108/69
6 116/76 121/79 124/81 100/59 105/63 108/66 155/77 120/80 122/82 101/61 106/65 110/68
7 117/76 122/80 125/82 101/60 106/64 110/67 116/77 121/80 123/82 102/60 107/65 111/67
8 117/76 122/80 125/82 102/60 108/64 111/67 117/76 122/80 124/82 103/60 108/64 112/67
9 118/76 123/80 126/82 103/60 109/64 112/67 118/76 122/80 125/82 103/59 109/64 112/6
10 119/76 124/80 127/82 104/60 110/64 113/67 119/76 123/79 126/81 104/59 110/64 113/67
11 121/76 126/80 129/82 105/60 111/64 115/67 120/76 120/79 127/81 105/59 110/63 114/66
12 123/76 128/80 132/82 107/60 113/64 116/67 121/76 125/80 128/82 105/59 110/63 114/66
13 126/76 131/80 1365/82 109/60 115/64 119/67 122/77 126/80 129/82 106/59 111/63 114/66
14 129/77 134/80 138/82 112/61 118/64 121/67 123/77 127/80 130/82 106/59 111/63 114/65
15 132/77 137/81 141/83 114/61 120/64 123/66 124/77 128/80 130/82 107/59 111/63 114/65
16 135/78 140/81 144/84 117/61 123/64 126/66 124/77 129/77 131/82 107/59 111/63 114/65
  1. Wühl E et al., German Working Group on Pediatric Hypertension. “Distribution of 24-h ambulatory blood pressure in children: normalized reference values and role of body dimensions”. J Hypertens 2002; 20:1995–2007[13].