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DR. DAVE'S BODY MASS INDEX CALCULATOR

Body Mass Index is one measure of obesity (or non-obesity). Here's an easy way to calculate it (as long as your web browser understands JavaScript).

Please remember, however, that this is only one of many possible ways to assess your weight. If you have any concerns about your weight, please discuss them with your physician, who is in a position, unlike this calculator, to address your specific individual situation.

Height: in m; weight: lb kg

If you enter your height in inches, it needs to be completely in inches. If your height is 5 feet 8 inches, for example, enter 68, not 58.

Optional: Age: years; gender: male female

Body mass index:
, considered:

Proposed age-adjusted body mass index:
, considered:

Percentile for age and gender:

The adjustment for age is a purely mathematical (not clinical) extension of the NRC adjustment, cited in Zeman, for the "healthy weight" range.


Weight from BMI

Here, you can find out what weight (given the above height) would give you a particular BMI.

Target BMI:

Weight required:
lb kg


Acknowledgements

Thanks to Bruce, Robb Kiser, George Nasra, Stephen R. Saklad, and Gary Gleeson for formulas and references.


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