Calculate my bmi (Imperial)
Body Mass Index Prime is method of using the results of the BMI calculations to quickly and easily rank a person into a category. Eg:
- BMI Prime less than 0.74 = Underweight.
- BMI Prime greater than 0.74 and less than 1.00 = Optimal weight.
- BMI Prime greater than 1 = Overweight
Perfectly normal, obese or underweight. This check will give you the answer in a few seconds.
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,:
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)