Pediatric Vital Signs

6.15 Pediatric Vital Signs
 
 
Age Weight (kg) Minimum Systolic BP Normal Heart Rate Normal Respiratory Rate
Premature <2.5 40 120-170 40-60
Term 3.5 60 100-170 40-60
3 months 6 60 100-170 30-50
6 months 8 60 100-170 30-50
1 year 10 72 100-170 30-40
2 years 13 74 100-170 20-30
4 years 15 78 80-130 20
6 years 20 82 70-115 16
8 years 25 86 70-110 16
10 years 30 90 60-105 16
12 years 40 94 60-100 16

Typical blood pressure in children 1 to 10 years of age: 80 mm Hg + (child's age in years × 2)

Lower limits of systolic blood pressure in children 1 to 10 years of age: 70 mm Hg + (child's age in years × 2)