What's the best way for me to calculate body mass index for women?

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# What's the best way for me to calculate body mass index for women?

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Bmi is a fairly reliable indicator of body fatness for most people.
Formula:
weight (lb) / [height (in)]2 x 703
calculate bmi by dividing weight in pounds (lbs) by height in inches (in) squared and multiplying by a conversion factor of 703.

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