How to evaluate the BMI?

The result of the above depicted formula gives you the value of the BMI and its evaluation is the following:

Between 18.5 & 24.9 Normal weight
Between 25 & 29.9 Slightly overweight
Between 30 & 40 Overweight.
Moderate cardiac risk.
More than 40 Obese.
High cardiac risk.


90kg 90kg
BMI = ——————— = ——————— = 31.14
1.7m x 1.7m 2.87

Suppose a person was 1.70 m high and weighed 90 kg. Her BMI would be:
According to the table above, this result shows the person to be overweight with a moderate cardiac risk.

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