BMI: Body Mass Index for Adults
Calculate BMI using feet/inches & pounds:
Enter Height:
Feet
and
Inches
Enter Weight:
Pounds
(Please note: 8 ounces = 0.5 pounds)
BMI:
BMI
Weight Status
Below 18.5
Underweight
18.5 – 24.9
Normal
25.0 – 29.9
Overweight
30.0 and Above
Obese
BMI = (
Weight in Pounds / (Height in inches) x (Height in inches)
) x 703
Calculate BMI using meters & kilograms:
Enter Height:
Meters
Enter Weight:
Kilograms
(Please note: 1 Meter = 100 cm)
BMI:
BMI
Weight Status
Below 18.5
Underweight
18.5 – 24.9
Normal
25.0 – 29.9
Overweight
30.0 and Above
Obese
BMI =
Weight in Kilograms / (Height in Meters) x (Height in Meters)
BMI is used differently with children and teens than it is with adults. For information on BMI for children and adolescents, visit
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/bmi-for-age.htm
.
Reference
:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2004, April). Body Mass Index Formula. Retrieved July 16, 2004 from
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/bmi-adult-formula.htm
.