Blood Pressure Range by Age


As a medical professional, you’ll need to have a good grasp on normal (and abnormal) vital signs. While some vitals, like body temperature, vary little based on a patient’s age, others such as blood pressure can differ greatly. Here is a quick chart that breaks down normal blood pressure readings based on age:

Birth

Systolic: 67-84

Diastolic: 35-53

Infant (1-12 months)

Systolic: 72-104

Diastolic: 37-56

Toddler (1-2 years)

Systolic: 86-106

Diastolic: 42-63

Preschooler (3-5)

Systolic: 89-112

Diastolic: 46-72

School-age Child (6-9)

Systolic: 97-115

Diastolic: 57-76

Preadolescent (9-11)

Systolic: 102-20

Diastolic: 61-80

Adolescent (11-15)

Systolic: 110-131

Diastolic: 64-83

Adult (15+)

Normal

Systolic: Less than 120

Diastolic: Less than 80

Prehypertension

Systolic: 120-139

Diastolic: 80-89

Hypertension Stage 1

Systolic: 140-159

Diastolic: 90-99

Hypertension Stage 2

Systolic: 160 or higher

Diastolic: 100 or higher

Hypertensive Crisis

Requires emergency medical attention

Systolic: Higher than 180

Diastolic: Higher than 110

Blood Pressure Range by Age



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