Body Mass Index (BMI)

Find your height in the left hand column. Then, move across the row to your weight. The number at the top of the column is your BMI.

BMI 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 35 40 45 50
Height Weight in pounds
58 91 96 100 105 110 115 119 124 129 134 138 143 167 191 215 239
59 94 99 194 109 114 119 124 129 133 138 143 148 173 198 223 247
60 97 102 107 112 118 123 128 133 138 143 148 153 179 204 230 256
61 100 106 111 116 122 127 132 137 143 148 153 158 185 211 238 264
62 104 109 115 120 126 131 136 142 147 153 158 164 191 218 246 273
63 107 113 118 124 130 135 141 147 152 158 163 169 197 225 254 282
64 111 116 122 128 134 140 145 151 157 163 169 174 204 232 262 291
65 114 120 126 132 138 144 150 156 162 168 174 180 210 240 270 300
66 118 124 130 136 142 148 155 161 167 173 179 186 216 247 278 309
67 121 127 134 140 146 153 159 166 172 178 185 191 223 255 287 319
68 125 131 138 144 151 158 164 171 177 184 190 197 230 262 296 328
69 128 135 142 149 156 162 169 176 182 189 196 203 236 270 304 338
70 132 139 146 153 160 167 174 181 188 195 202 207 243 278 313 348
71 136 143 150 157 165 172 179 186 193 200 208 215 250 286 322 358
72 140 147 154 162 169 177 184 191 199 206 213 221 258 294 331 368
73 144 151 159 166 174 182 189 197 204 212 219 227 265 302 341 378
74 148 155 163 171 179 186 194 202 210 218 225 233 272 311 350 389
75 152 160 168 176 184 192 200 208 216 224 232 240 279 319 360 400
76 156 164 172 180 189 197 205 213 221 230 238 246 287 328 369 410

Weighing Your Risk

Use this chart to see whether your weight puts you at increased risk for health problems. Find your BMI in the left-hand column. Then, locate your waist size in one of the top columns. The box where the two meet shows your level of risk.

Body Mass
Index
(BMI)
Waist less than
or equal to
40 in. (men) or
35
in. (women)
Waist greater than
40 in. (men) or
35 in.
(women)

18.5 or less Underweight - N/A

18.5 - 24.9 Normal - N/A

25.0 - 29.9 Overweight Increased High

30.0 - 34.9 Obese High Very High

36.0 - 39.9 Obese Very High Very High

40 or greater Extremely obese Extremely High Extremely High