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To figure your BMI, multiply your weight by 700, then divide that answer by your height in inches, and one more time divide the answer by your height in inches.

Or simply use the chart below. Find the intersection for your weight (rows) and height (columns).

A BMI above 25 is considered overweight.

BODY MASS INDEX (BMI), kg/m2

  Height (feet, inches)
Weight (pounds) 5'0" 5'3" 5'6" 5'9" 6'0" 6'3"
140 27 25 23 21 19 18
150 29 27 24 22 20 19
160 31 28 26 24 22 20
170 33 30 27 25 23 21
180 35 32 29 27 25 23
190 37 34 31 28 26 24
200 39 35 32 30 27 25
210 41 37 34 31 28 26
220 43 39 36 33 30 27
230 45 41 37 34 31 29
240 47 43 39 35 33 30
250 49 44 40 37 34 31