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## mean blood pressure

The sum of twice the diastolic blood pressure plus the systolic blood pressure, all divided by 3.
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Similarly, in group B, the maximum decrease in mean blood pressure from baseline was observed at 1 min (after infusion) i.e.
This study was an attempt to correlate mean blood pressure values with three different types of obesity, i.e., combined, abdominal, and GO.
Baseline variables included the number of elderly people, age, height, body weight, body mass index, heart rate at rest, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, mean blood pressure, and the maximum repetitions before training.
As the mean blood pressure was the product of the mean blood flow and the peripheral arterial resistance.
The mean blood pressure (MBP) was calculated from SBP/DBP according to the following formula [12]: MBP = 1/3 x (SBP - DBP) + DBP OPP was calculated using the following formula [12]: OPP (supine position) = 115/130 x MBP - IOP.
Mean blood pressure at baseline was 145 (23) mmHg systolic and 88 (12) mmHg diastolic (Table 1).
Variable Control Beetroot juice Nitric oxide (nM) 4.5 [+ or -] 1.0 17.8 [+ or -] 2.6 * Cardiac output 4.8 [+ or -] 0.1 4.9 [+ or -] 0.1 (L x [min.sup.-1]) Oxygen consumption 4.5 [+ or -] 1.0 4.0 [+ or -] 0.5 (mL x [kg.sup.-1] x [min.sup.-1]) Systolic blood 119.8 [+ or -] 2.8 114.8 [+ or -] 2.1 * pressure (mm Hg) Diastolic blood 90.0 [+ or -] 2.4 86.4 [+ or -] 1.3 pressure (mm Hg) Mean blood pressure 99.6 [+ or -] 2.4 95.3 [+ or -] 1.4 * (mm Hg) Heart rate 85.8 [+ or -] 3.2 82.5 [+ or -] 3.0 (b x [min.sup.-1]) Heart rate-systolic 10,785 [+ or -] 414 9,751 [+ or -] 226 * pressure product Values expressed in mean [+ or -] standard error, measured at rest (baseline).
Body weight and tail mean blood pressure (MBP) was assessed weekly by tail-cuff plethysmography (Coda-VPR, Kent Scientific, Torrington, CT, USA).
In high-income countries, widespread diagnosis and treatment with low-cost medication have significantly reduced mean blood pressure across populations and this has contributed to a reduction in deaths from heart disease.
The objective of this paper is to determine the association between PWD and mean blood pressure (BP) in children between 8 and 11 years of age.
Mean blood pressure measurements taken at the three locations varied greatly, affecting diagnosis and clinical decision-making: "The proportion of patients who had control of his or her SBP in the first 30 days (<140 mm Hg for clinic or research measurement; <135 mm Hg for home measurement) differed between method of measurement: 28% were in control according to clinic measurement, 47% were in control according to home measurement, and 68% were in control according to research measurement." Overall, mean home systolic blood pressure (SBP) was 9.6 mm Hg less than mean clinical measurement.

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