Note that the calculator also computes the Ponderal Index in addition to BMI, both of which are discussed below in detail. BMI is a measurement of a person's leanness or corpulence based on their height and weight, and is intended to quantify tissue mass. It is widely used as a general indicator of whether a person has a healthy body weight for their height. Specifically, the value obtained from the calculation of BMI is used to categorize whether a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese depending on what range the value falls between. These ranges of BMI vary based on factors such as region and age, and are sometimes further divided into subcategories such as severely underweight or very severely obese.
This table shows us that a woman who is 5 ft. She is considered obese BMI is 30 or more if she is closer to pounds or more. A man who is 5 ft.
Victorian government portal for older people, with information about government and community services and programs. Type a minimum of three characters then press UP or DOWN on the keyboard to navigate the autocompleted search results. This calculator is designed for men and women over the age of