pedbp: Pediatric Blood Pressure

Data and utilities for estimating pediatric blood pressure percentiles by sex, age, and optionally height (stature). Blood pressure percentiles for children under one year of age come from Gemelli (1990) <doi:10.1007/BF02171556>. Estimates of blood pressure percentiles for children at least one year of age are informed by data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) <doi:10.1542/peds.2009-2107C> or from Lo (2013) <doi:10.1542/peds.2012-1292>. The flowchart for selecting the informing data source comes from Martin (2022) <doi:10.1542/hpeds.2021-005998>.

Version: 1.0.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: ggplot2, scales
Suggests: covr, data.table, DT, gridExtra, knitr, rmarkdown, shiny, shinydashboard
Published: 2022-07-02
Author: Peter DeWitt ORCID iD [aut, cre], Blake Martin ORCID iD [ctb], David Albers ORCID iD [ctb], Tell Bennett ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Peter DeWitt <peter.dewitt at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-us
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: pedbp results


Reference manual: pedbp.pdf
Vignettes: Pediatric Blood Pressure Distributions


Package source: pedbp_1.0.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): pedbp_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): pedbp_1.0.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): pedbp_1.0.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): pedbp_1.0.0.tgz


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