TABLE 8-3

BP Norms for Boys by Age and Height Percentile

Age, yBP %ileSBP, mm HgDBP, mm Hg
Percentile of HeightPercentile of Height
5th10th25th50th75th90th95th5th10th25th50th75th90th95th
150th8081838587888934353637383939
90th9495979910010210349505152535354
95th989910110310410610654545556575858
99th10510610811011211311461626364656666
250th8485878890929239404142434444
90th979910010210410510654555657585859
95th10110210410610810911059596061626363
99th10911011111311511711766676869707171
350th8687899193949544444546474848
90th10010110310510710810959596061626363
95th10410510710911011211363636465666767
99th11111211411611811912071717273747575
450th8889919395969747484950515152
90th10210310510710911011162636465666667
95th10610710911111211411566676869707171
99th11311411611812012112274757677787879
550th9091939596989850515253545555
90th10410510610811011111265666768696970
95th10810911011211411511669707172737474
99th11511611812012112312377787980818182
650th91929496989910053535455565757
90th10510610811011111311368686970717272
95th10911011211411511711772727374757676
99th11611711912112312412580808182838484
750th929495979910010155555657585959
90th10610710911111311411570707172737474
95th11011111311511711811974747576777878
99th11711812012212412512682828384858686
850th9495979910010210256575859606061
90th10710911011211411511671727273747576
95th11111211411611811912075767778797980
99th11912012212312512712783848586878788
950th95969810010210310457585960616162
90th10911011211411511711872737475767677
95th11311411611811912112176777879808181
99th12012112312512712812984858687888889
1050th979810010210310510658596061616263
90th11111211411511711911973737475767778
95th11511611711912112212377787980818182
99th12212312512712813013085868688888990
1150th9910010210410510710759596061626363
90th11311411511711912012174747576777878
95th11711811912112312412578787980818282
99th12412512712913013213286868788899090
1250th10110210410610810911059606162636364
90th11511611812012112312374757576777879
95th11912012212312512712778798081828283
99th12612712913113313413586878889909091
1350th10410510610811011111260606162636464
90th11711812012212412512675757677787979
95th12112212412612812913079798081828383
99th12813013113313513613787878889909191
1450th10610710911111311411560616263646565
90th12012112312512612812875767778797980
95th12412512712813013213280808182838484
99th13113213413613813914087888990919292
1550th10911011211311511711761626364656666
90th12212412512712913013176777879808081
95th12612712913113313413581818283848585
99th13413513613814014214288899091929393
1650th11111211411611811912063636465666767
90th12512612813013113313478787980818282
95th12913013213413513713782838384858687
99th13613713914114314414590909192939494
1750th11411511611812012112265666667686970
90th12712813013213413513680808182838484
95th13113213413613813914084858687878889
99th13914014114314514614792939394959697
  • The 90th percentile is 1.28 SD, the 95th percentile is 1.645 SD, and the 99th percentile is 2.326 SD over the mean.

  • Reproduced with permission from High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2004;114(2 suppl 4th report):558.