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

  • Hamideh Shajari Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences ,Tehran, Iran.
  • Ahmad Shajari Mail Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Mohsen Akhavan Sepahi Department of Pediatric Nephrology, QOm University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.
  • Amir Houshang Mehrparvar Department of Occupation Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Reza Roghani Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
  • Mohammad Hosein Ataee Nakhaei Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
Keywords:
Blood pressure, Body mass index, Hypertension

Abstract

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.
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