Calculate my b.m.i. (Imperial)
BMI Prime is simple way of defining a single figure that is not immedieately related to any other units of measurement, but which can quickly and easily rank a person into a category. :Eg:
- BMI Prime < 0.74 = Underweight
- BMI Prime > 0.74 and < 1.00 = Optimal weight.
- BMI Prime > 1 = Overweight
This BMI test will quickly show if your weight is perfect, severely underweight or obese.
Health risks from being overweight
These risks are linked with overweight and obese adults
Adults whose BMI is greater than 25 (overweight
) or with a BMI greater than 30 (obese
) have an expanded risk for varied diseases and health conditions, including,:
Please note: Your Body Mass Index is only one measure of how healthy you are. Pregnant women, children and teenagers should not use this calculator as the results are unlikely to be accurate. If you are pregnant you can get an accurate BMI by entering your weight before you conceived.
Body Mass Index Formula
You can use the following formula to calculate your BMI:
BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2) (Metric Units)
BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2) (Imperial Units)