Table 4.

Age at Which Practitioners Would Consider Using Various Cuffs for BP Measurement in Children With Average Height and Weight

Respondents Who
Participated
in the
Survey (n)
Neonatal CuffInfant CuffChild/Pediatric CuffSmall Adult Cuff
1 Month2 Months3 Months6 Months1 Year2 Years3 Years5 Years8 Years4 Years7 Years≥10 Years
n(%) n (%) n (%) n(%)
Attendings (87)40 (51)16 (21)22 (28) [78]4 (5)57 (73)17 (22) [78]2 (3)27 (34)51 (64) [80]2 (3)5 (7)67 (91) [74]
Residents (68)34 (62)13 (24)8 (15) [55]7 (13)36 (65)12 (22) [55]6 (11)32 (60)15 (28) [53]1 (2)11 (23)36 (75) [48]
Nurses (55)30 (59)11 (22)10 (20) [51]20 (40)26 (52)4 (8) [50]4 (8)31 (62)15 (30) [50]0 (0)8 (16)41 (84) [49]
Total (210)104 (57)40 (22)40 (22) [184]31 (17)119 (65)33 (18) [183]12 (7)90 (49)81 (44) [183]3 (2)24 (14)144 (84) [171]
  • Number in brackets indicates number of respondents who answered each question.