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Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

Bmi and average weight for a 5'10" female?

130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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In india what is average weight for height for women?

In india what is average weight for height for women?

WHO figures!: Average 62 in. 5-95 percentile- 58-64.5 inches in height. The are who figures for 2009. ...Read more

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In us what's average weight and height for women?

In us what's average weight and height for women?

Age dependent!: After puberty it is age dependent. Weight/height tables are obsolete and only a crude guide to ideal weight per height. Best single measure is body composition analysis through electrical impedance plethysmography. For a teen, ideal body fat is 16-23. For a women over 20, 23-29% ideal. Diet and exercise should promote leaness, rather than a target weight. ...Read more

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Ideal wt for a 5'2 female at age 51?

Ideal wt for a 5'2 female at age 51?

110lbs: For women: an easy formula to use for determining a healthy weight range based on height: calculate 100 lbs for the first 5 ft. Then add 5 lbs for every inch over 5 ft. So 100 + 10 = 110. Give or take 10% depending on the size of your frame. ...Read more

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What's the average BMI for 20 year old females?

What's the average BMI for 20 year old females?

Depends on height: Hi. BMI is a measure of body habitus that is calculated using your height and weight. It does not take age (in adults) into account. So 20 years old doesn't matter. Height, however, is indispensable in calculating BMI. Therefore, in the absence of critically important information, we have no way to tell you what an average BMI for (20 yo) women is. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a different BMI calculation for men and woman?

Is there a different BMI calculation for men and woman?

Limitations of BMI: The calculation is the same. Men tend to be taller, which to some extent offsets the greater weight due to muscle. The bmi is not the be-all end-all of body fat measurements. It is a useful index for most people, and in large populations, but individual people can be muscular, stocky, and otherwise have low body fat but still a high bmi. ...Read more

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What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

What is a healthy BMI for women who are overweight?

Around 22-25: The "normal" range for body mass index is 18-25. This does not take into account body composition. When losing weight to reach this range you must exercise and get enough protein to maintain lean muscle mass while losing body fat. ...Read more

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Is a height to weight chart for women accurate?

Is a height to weight chart for women accurate?

For maney yes, but..: The are remarkably inaccurate for some people, although a reasonable guideline. The best is body composition analysis, which can be done at many places (my office, health clubs, etc.). For example, i weight 193, am 71 inches tall, and i trend toward heavy. But waist is 34 and my body fat is 15%. Very good. I always do composition studies: the only weight of tracking diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Average weight for a 5'3 (160cm), 15 year old female?

Average weight for a 5'3 (160cm), 15 year old female?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Average height for 16years old boy?

Average height for 16years old boy?

Growing up: There is no answer for this broad question. There are way too many variables. But, you should know that a sixteen year old in general is not done growing. ...Read more

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Average weight for a 5'0 14year old girl?

Average weight for a 5'0 14year old girl?

About 100lbs: The average 14 year old girl from cdc data is between 95-110 lbs. What really matters is your bmi--body mass index. ...Read more

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Is 5'9 above average height for a guy?

Is 5'9 above average height for a guy?

It is average for an: Adult male in the us. 69.3" is right on the mark. ...Read more

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What are average height and weight for a woman?

What are average height and weight for a woman?

In tables: There are tables you can google and see where you fall. Based on ht. Wt. And maybe age. Look around you can find a lot. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for 5'1 female age 17?

What is the average weight for 5'1 female age 17?

50-55 kgs: 110-120 lbs, look at this chart https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf ...Read more

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more