Xu SL, Trevathan E, Qian Z, Vivian E, Yang BY, Hu LW, Zeng XW, Li M, Zhou Y, Qin XD, Bao WW, Yuan P, Zhang YZ, Wang J, Zhang C, Tian YP, Nian M, Xiao X, Dong GH. Prenatal and postnatal exposure to pet ownership, blood pressure, and hypertension in children: the Seven Northeastern Cities study. Journal of hypertension. 2017 Feb;35(35). 259-265. PMID: 28005698 [PubMed]
There is little information about how exposure to pets impacts blood pressure (BP) in children. The objective of the present study was to investigate the association between pet exposure and BP in children.