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Obesity and Weight Management

Height-weight ratio

12/27/2007

Question:

How to calculate a height-weight ratio???

Answer:

Your height to weight ratio is called your BMI (for Body Mass Index). The formula is BMI = weight in kilograms divided by height in meters, squared. (BMI = kg / m X m)

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Response by:

Sharron   Coplin, MS, RD, LD Sharron Coplin, MS, RD, LD
Former Lecturer
Food & Nutrition
College of Education and Human Ecology
The Ohio State University