Important Standards of Human Health

PhenomenonStandard Range
Pulse rate72 pulses/min
Blood PressureSystolic – <120 mmHg
Diastolic – <80 mmHg
Body Mass Index (BMI) or Quetelet index20 to 25
below 20 – underweight
above 25 – overweight
Body temperature37°C (98.6°F)
pH level of human blood7.35 to 7.45
Normal Cholesterol levelbelow 200mg/dL
Normal Haemoglobin levelMales – 13.8 to 17.2 gms/dL
Females – 12 to 15 gm/dL

Note: The information provided above is intended to be used as general knowledge for competitive examinations and not as any kind of medical reference.


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