# BMI Calculator for women, females and teens

## BMI Calculator for Women - Females - Men - Male and Teens

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**BMI Calculation for women**

**What is my BMI and what should it be?**

BMI below 18.5: a score this low means that you may be underweight. There are a
number of possible reasons for this. Your GP can help you find out more, and
achieve a healthy weight. You can learn more by reading Nutrition for
underweight adults. BMI between 18.5-24.9: this is a healthy range.

**How do you calculate body mass index in Metrics?**

Body Mass Index is a simple calculation using a person's height and weight. The
formula is BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person's weight in kilograms and m2 is
their height in meters squared. A BMI of 25.0 or more is overweight, while the
healthy range is 18.5 to 24.9.

**How do you work out your waist to hip ratio?**

First look in a mirror and identify the widest part of your buttocks. Then place
the tape measure at this location and measure around the circumference of your
hips and buttocks. Using your waist circumference measurement, calculate your
waist-to-hip ratio by dividing your waist circumference by your hip measurement.

**How do I accurately measure my BMI in Pounds?**

To calculate your BMI, divide your weight in pounds by your height in inches
squared, then multiply the results by a conversion factor of 703. For someone
who is 5 feet 5 inches tall (65 inches) and weighs 150 pounds, the calculation
would look like this: [150 รท (65)2] x 703 = 24.96.

**Let's calculate a body mass index?**

BMI is your weight (in kilograms) over your height squared (in centimeters).
Let's calculate, however, using pounds and inches. For instance, the BMI of a
person who is 5'3" and weighs 125 lbs is calculated as follows: Multiply the
weight in pounds by 0.45 (the metric conversion factor).

**What should my BMI be at 30?**

For these individuals, the current value recommendations are as follow: a BMI
from 18.5 up to 25 may indicate optimal weight, a BMI lower than 18.5 suggests
the person is underweight, a number from 25 up to 30 may indicate the person is
overweight, and a number from 30 upwards suggests the person is obese.