BMI Category | BMI Range (kg/m ^{2}) |
Health risk |
---|---|---|

Underweight | 18.4 and below | Malnutrition risk |

Normal weight | 18.5 - 24.9 | Low risk |

Overweight | 25 - 29.9 | Enchanced risk |

Moderately obese | 30 - 34.9 | Medium risk |

Severely obese | 35 - 39.9 | High risk |

Very severely obese | 40 and above | Very high risk |

The BMI (Body Mass Index) in (kg/m^{2}) is equal to the mass in kilograms (kg) divided by the square height in meters (m):

BMI_{(kg/m2)} = mass_{(kg)} / height^{2}_{(m)}

The BMI (Body Mass Index) in (kg/m^{2}) is equal to the mass in pounds (lbs) divided by the square height in inches (in) times 703:

BMI_{(kg/m2)} = mass_{(lb)} / height^{2}_{(in)} × 703