Research on the Needs of Elderly Users of Electronic Sphygmomanometer Design

  • Nan LiEmail author
  • Liqing Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 576)


Taking electronic sphygmomanometer as the research object, the user demand attributes and importance analysis were carried out to fully excavate the needs of elderly users based on Kano model. Through literature search and card sorting, the elderly’s needs for sphygmomanometer were preliminarily classified. Kano model questionnaire was used to analyse the importance of related demand attributes of the elderly. The results showed that the elderly had lower requirements for the appearance of the product and higher requirements for product performance and comfort. Combined with the hierarchy of demand attributes, design suggestions are proposed to improve the customer satisfaction of electronic sphygmomanometer for the elderly, which has important application value for improving the product market competitiveness.


User demand Hierarchy of needs theory Kano model Sphygmomanometer 



Thanks to foundation of Jiangsu University’s scientific research project (17C625).

Compliance with Ethical Standards

The study was approved by the Logistics Department for Civilian Ethics Committee of Jiangsu University.

All subjects who participated in the experiment were provided with and signed an informed consent form.

All relevant ethical safeguards have been met with regard to subject protection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jiangsu UniversityJiangsuChina

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