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Q: What is the systolic blood pressure of a 12 year old?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
6/20/09 4:31pm

Hi SR,

 

Here is a link to a chart on child blood pressure - http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.pdf.

 

The average systolic blood pressure for a 12 year-old is around 105 mm Hg.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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