Form for Calculating Your (BMI) Body Mass Index

If your BMI is high, you may have an increased risk
of developing certain diseases, including:

  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Adult-Onset Diabetes (Type II)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Female Infertility
  • Other Conditions, including:
    • idiopathic intracranial hypertension
    • lower extremity venous stasis disease
    • gastroesophageal reflux
    • urinary stress incontinence

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Weight (lbs)

Height (in)

Your BMI

Your Rating


BMI CategoryHealth Risk Based Solely on BMI Risk Adjusted for the Presence of Co-morbid Conditions and/or Risk Factors
19-24Minimal Low
25-26Low Moderate
27-29Moderate High
30-34High Very High
35-39Very High Extremely High
40+Extremely High Extremely High

A co-morbid condition is any condition associated with obesity that
usually worsens as the degree of obesity increases and
often improves as obesity is successfully treated.

*SHORTCUT METHOD for Calculating BMI without Calculator
Example: a person who is 5 ft. 5 in. tall weighing 149 lbs.

1.Multiply weight (in pounds) by 703 149 x 703=104747
2.Multiply height (in inches) by height (in inches) 65 x 65=4225
3.Divide the answer in step 1 by the answer in step 2 104747 ÷ 4225=24.8
4.Round Off to Nearest Number BMI=25