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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
See below: http://pediatrics.about.com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc.htm.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
You get to choose: We are a free people living in a free country, so you get to choose. The number is 18 if you choose to use only whole numbers. The number is 18.0 if y ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If you enter your correct height and weight into the proper equation or a bmi calculator, the results should be correct. The exact meaning of a parti ... Read More
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Dr. John Washburn
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but...: The calculator will give you an accurate bmi, but how well that measures your fitness/health is unclear. I've had finely tuned athletes show up as ob ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Many exist.: Yes. Just google bmi calculator. There are many out there.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
For studies: In order to study obesity, one has to have a definition of what it means to be obese. You can't simply use weight, as 200 lb might be obese for some ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Here's one: http://www.bmicalculatorforfemales.us/.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
40 years experience Pediatrics
All should be OK: If you enter your correct height and weight into any bmi calculator, the results should be correct. The exact meaning of a particular bmi might be op ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
And the formula is:: English formula bmi = ( weight in pounds / ( height in inches x height in inches ) ) x 703 metric formula bmi = ( weight in kilograms / ( height i ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Use only Wt. and Ht.: BMI is a screening number, and uses only Weight and Height. Don't add in other stuff to get the BMI number. CDC says: the accuracy of BMI as an indic ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not much...: I would question the accuracy of the "calculator" and suggest, if you're concerned, you get a direct physical assessment of body composition.
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