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A&D UA-1020
Device Model:
A&D Company Ltd., 3-23-14 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-Ku, 170-0013 Tokyo, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:
Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:
Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:
Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:
Single measurements only
Available Currently
Availability according to Countries or Regions:
Australia, Ireland, Japan and United States
Device Manual:
The A&D UA-1020 is an automatic blood pressure monitor. Its blood pressure measurement technology has been proven to be accurate, with a 2-star Medaval rating. Blood pressure measurements are taken from the upper arm and it is intended for self-measurement and home use.
The technology used in the A&D UA-1020, to measure blood pressure, has passed in three clinical validation studies, in general populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.
Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval ★★ Recommendation Recent clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
BIHS (UK and IRL) Self-measurement Published evidence
ESH (Europe) Self-measurement The BIHS recommendation
Japanese Society of Hypertension Self-measurement (2016-2021) Published evidence
Stride BP Self-measurement for adults Published evidence
AMA VDL (US) Self-measurement Published evidence plus 510(k) K111686
Device Family:
Validation Publications:

Zeng WF, Kang YY, Liu M, Li Y, Wang JG. Validation of the A&D UA-1020 upper-arm blood pressure monitor for home blood pressure monitoring according to the British Hypertension Society Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2013 Jun;18(3):177-81. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32836141ca. PMID: 23571228.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) With D-ring cuff

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) With cylindrical cuff

Zeng WF, Kang YY, Liu M, Li Y, Wang JG. Validation of the A&D UA-1020 upper-arm blood pressure monitor with six different-shaped or different-sized cuffs according to the British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2013 Oct;18(5):272-7. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0b013e32836464a3. PMID: 24013618.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) General population