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Table 2 Age-height-specific thresholds: 50th, 90th and 95th percentiles of SBP and DBP values for boys aged 3–17 years

From: Oscillometric blood pressure by age and height for non overweight children and adolescents in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Age, year Height, cm Height percentile SBP, mmHg DBP, mmHg
S* 50th percentile (median) 90th percentile 95th percentile S* 50th percentile (median) 90th percentile 95th percentile
3 87 5th 0.0983 91 103 107 0.0712 59 68 71
  94 25th 0.0974 92 105 109 0.0678 59 69 72
  97 50th 0.0970 93 105 110 0.0667 59 69 72
  101 75th 0.0964 94 106 111 0.0647 60 69 72
  107 95th 0.0956 95 108 112 0.0623 60 70 72
4 95 5th 0.0972 93 106 110 0.0674 60 69 72
  99 25th 0.0967 94 107 111 0.0655 60 70 72
  103 50th 0.0961 95 108 112 0.0638 60 70 73
  108 75th 0.0955 96 108 113 0.0619 60 70 73
  112 95th 0.0949 97 110 114 0.0599 61 70 73
5 101 5th 0.0964 95 108 112 0.0648 60 70 73
  106 25th 0.0957 96 109 113 0.0626 61 70 73
  109 50th 0.0953 97 109 114 0.0612 61 71 73
  114 75th 0.0946 98 111 115 0.0592 61 71 74
  122 95th 0.0936 99 112 116 0.0561 61 71 74
6 105 5th 0.0959 96 109 113 0.0630 61 71 73
  112 25th 0.0949 98 111 115 0.0601 61 71 74
  116 50th 0.0944 98 112 116 0.0584 61 71 74
  120 75th 0.0938 99 113 117 0.0567 62 72 74
  127 95th 0.0929 101 114 118 0.0542 62 72 75
7 112 5th 0.0949 98 111 116 0.0598 62 71 74
  118 25th 0.0941 99 113 117 0.0576 62 72 75
  123 50th 0.0935 100 114 118 0.0557 62 72 75
  126 75th 0.0930 101 114 119 0.0544 62 72 75
  137 95th 0.0916 103 117 121 0.0506 63 73 76
8 112 5th 0.0949 99 112 116 0.0599 62 72 75
  123 25th 0.0934 101 114 119 0.0556 62 72 75
  128 50th 0.0928 102 115 120 0.0538 63 73 76
  132 75th 0.0922 103 116 121 0.0523 63 73 76
  140 95th 0.0912 105 118 122 0.0495 63 74 77
9 122 5th 0.0936 101 115 119 0.0562 63 73 76
  127 25th 0.0930 102 116 120 0.0543 63 73 76
  132 50th 0.0923 103 117 121 0.0525 63 73 76
  137 75th 0.0917 104 118 122 0.0507 63 74 77
  145 95th 0.0906 106 120 124 0.0479 64 74 77
10 123 5th 0.0934 102 115 120 0.0556 63 73 76
  131 25th 0.0924 104 117 121 0.0527 64 74 77
  136 50th 0.0917 105 118 123 0.0509 64 74 77
  141 75th 0.0910 106 119 124 0.0491 64 74 77
  149 95th 0.0901 108 121 125 0.0466 64 75 78
11 129 5th 0.0927 104 117 122 0.0536 64 74 77
  136 25th 0.0917 105 119 123 0.0508 64 74 77
  142 50th 0.0910 107 120 124 0.0489 64 75 78
  147 75th 0.0903 108 121 126 0.0471 65 75 78
  156 95th 0.0892 110 123 128 0.0443 65 76 79
12 132 5th 0.0922 105 119 123 0.0522 64 74 77
  140 25th 0.0912 107 120 125 0.0495 65 75 78
  145 50th 0.0906 108 121 126 0.0479 65 75 78
  151 75th 0.0898 109 123 127 0.0460 65 76 79
  161 95th 0.0886 111 125 129 0.0430 66 76 79
13 133 5th 0.0921 106 119 124 0.0519 65 75 78
  143 25th 0.0909 108 121 126 0.0487 65 75 78
  150 50th 0.0900 109 123 127 0.0464 65 76 79
  157 75th 0.0890 111 125 129 0.0440 66 76 79
  164 95th 0.0882 112 126 131 0.0420 66 77 80
14 139 5th 0.0914 108 121 126 0.0499 65 75 78
  149 25th 0.0901 110 123 128 0.0466 66 76 79
  157 50th 0.0891 111 125 130 0.0442 66 77 80
  164 75th 0.0883 113 127 131 0.0422 66 77 80
  172 95th 0.0872 115 128 133 0.0398 67 78 81
15 145 5th 0.0906 109 123 128 0.0479 66 76 79
  157 25th 0.0891 112 126 130 0.0442 67 77 80
  162 50th 0.0884 113 127 131 0.0425 67 77 81
  168 75th 0.0876 114 128 133 0.0408 67 78 81
  177 95th 0.0866 116 130 135 0.0385 67 78 82
16 153 5th 0.0896 112 126 130 0.0453 67 77 80
  161 25th 0.0886 113 127 132 0.0430 67 78 81
  168 50th 0.0877 115 129 133 0.0410 67 78 81
  172 75th 0.0871 116 130 134 0.0397 68 78 82
  179 95th 0.0864 117 131 136 0.0380 68 79 82
17 153 5th 0.0895 112 126 131 0.0452 67 77 81
  165 25th 0.0881 115 129 133 0.0419 68 78 81
  167 50th 0.0878 115 129 134 0.0411 68 78 82
  173 75th 0.0871 116 130 135 0.0395 68 79 82
  180 95th 0.0862 118 132 136 0.0377 68 79 82
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure
  2. S *, coefficient of variation of blood pressure