Relationship between Arterial Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index of School Age Children of Southern Region of Iran


Despite an increasing prevalence of obesity and hypertension in young age, there is limited information on the contribution of body mass index (BMI) to blood pressure (BP) in these populations, especially in developing countries. This study examines the association between BMI and BP in four populations of school age children across southern region of Islamic republic of Iran.

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Shajari H, Shajari A, Akhavan Sepahi M, Mehrparvar AH, Roghani R, Ataee Nakhaei MH. Relationship between Arterial Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index of School Age Children of Southern Region of Iran. Acta Med Iran. 49(11):737-741.