9 st, 12 lb 6 ft, 0 in

Imperial Body Mass Index Calculator

9 st, 12 lb 6 ft, 0 in

Devised all the way back in way back in 1830, the Body Mass Index is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height.

Underweight, overweight or normal? This test will graph your results in a few seconds;

WEIGHT:Stones Pounds
HEIGHT: Feet Inches

Health risks from being overweight

These risks are associated with overweight and obese adults

Adults whose BMI is greater than 25 (overweight) or whose BMI is greater than 30 (obese) have an elevated risk for many diseases and health conditions, including,:

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)