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This is an appendix to Add Health Wave IV Documentation: Cardiovascular and Anthropometric Measures (Entzel et al., 2009). Please refer to that user guide for complete descriptions of the cardiovascular data collection procedures and measures disseminated by the study at that time. In addition to the measures described there, this appendix introduces three more constructed measures that are included in the Add Health Wave IV public use data: Baroreflex sensitivity Pulse rate recovery Systolic blood pressure recovery. The rationale for their estimation and description of their quality control are provided below.