Table 3.

Approximate Ages at Which the Available Cuffs Would Cover 40% of the UAC

Available BP Cuffs as Mentioned in Table 1 (Median Width in Centimeters)UAC (cm) Needed for the BP Cuff to Equal 40%Corresponding Age (y) for Mean UAC22
MaleFemale
Infant (6)15<1<1
Child/pediatric (8.25)20.61010
Small adult (11)27.51625
Adult (14)35 * *
Large adult (17)42.5 ** **
  • * Maximum UAC for an average-size adult male and female are 32.6 cm and 30.3 cm, respectively.

  • ** Above the 95th percentile for any age group.