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Table 2 Definition of the blood pressure values

From: Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity: consensus position statement of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology and the Italian Society of Pediatrics

Normal BP SBP and DBP < 90th percentile by gender, age and height
High normal BP SBP and/or DBP ≥90th but <95th percentile by gender, age and height (BP > 120/80 mmHg even <90th percentile are considered as high normal BP).
Hypertension (Stage I) SBP and/or DBP ≥95th <99th percentile + 5 mmHg by gender, age and height.
Hypertension (Stage II) SBP and/or DBP ≥99th percentile + 5 mmHg by gender, age and height.
  1. BP Blood pressure, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure