Question

It is a common lay perception that systolic blood pressure should be 100 plus a person’s age. Evaluate the validity of this statement.

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The highest value of normal systolic blood pressure is 140 mm Hg. If the formula 100 + age was valid, every person above 40 would have higher than normal systolic blood pressure.

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