# How do you figure out your body mass index without a BMI calculator?

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 in meters x height in meters ) ).

## Where can I find a body mass index calculator for kids?

Any BMI calculator. Bmi is only dependent on height and weight. Unfortunately age and gender don't factor into the calculation, thus one of the limitation of the calculation. Many elite body builders would be considered overweight or obese, as an example. As a result of low body fat. Use the calculation as an initial guide and work with your pcp or a dietitian to further evaluate the child's condition. Read more...

## What are BMI calculators don't calculate muscle mass and bone mass in addition to body fat do they?

BMI. No, it only reflects height and weight. Read more...

## How can BMI (body mass index) work?

Hmmm... I'd say 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday would be best! And time and a half for overtime work! :-) Read more...
Weight:height. The BMI is simply your weight with respect to your height - an overly simplistic and thereby essentially flawed assessment of your health. It's a bit better when used in combination with body fat measurement. That being said, a high BMI might be associated with diabetes and heart disease amongst other health conditions. Read more...

## What is the average body mass index (bmi) of women in the us?

2011 stats! Women over 30 in the us: 29.2- overweight. 30 is defined as obese. There has been a consistent upward trend over the last 30 years, which bodes poorly for our nation's health. This is also true for men, whose average was 28.1 in 2011, based on government stats! diet and exercise need improvement! Read more...
Overweight. CDC data from 2007 to 2010 reports that adult men in the U.S., on average, have a BMI of 28.6. Adult women have an average BMI of 28.7. Read more...

## How do you calculate body mass index bmi?

Height and weight. There are any number of bmi calculators available on the internet. Read more...

## What is a good way to calculate the BMI or body mass index?

BMI. Is defined as body mass in kg divided by the square of your height in meters. If you don't want to do the math or need it in pounds/inches, there are thousands of bmi calculators on the internet or as phone apps. Read more...
NHLBI. Try this website: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. This gives you an accurate BMI based on your height and weight, and gives you the guidelines for normal, underweight, overweight and obese. Just plug in the numbers. Read more...