Measuring Weight and Obesity
Many forms of measurement are used when measuring obesity. The most common form of measurement is Body Mass Index (BMI). Below, you will find a BMI calculator that you can use to determine your BMI and a weight chart to determine your weight status category.
BMI is a number calculated by dividing a person’s weight in kilograms by his or her height in meters squared. BMI is used in determining obesity. Below, enter the correct information in the fields to calculate your BMI. A BMI chart is also provided to determine the correct classification.
Remember, there is no perfect method to measuring weight status. It is important to talk with a healthcare professional about your weight.
18.5 – 24.9
25 – 29.9
30 – 39.9