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Blood Pressure Chart

9 Jul

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Above table provides a classification of BP for adults 18 years and older. The classification is based on the average of two or more properly measured, seated, BP readings on each of two or more office visits.

This Classification of blood pressure for adults is based on The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC7; NIH Publication No. 04-5230, Aug 2004). This report was created by The National High Blood Pressure Education Program (NHBPEP). The work was supported by The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

As per the report, the classification mentioned are intended as a guide and not a mandate. Therefore discuss with your doctor for more detailed information about your condition.