Story: Body shape and dieting

Adult obesity: calculating BMI (1st of 3)

Enter your height and weight and the calculator will work out your BMI (Body Mass Index). The resulting score indicates whether a person is in the underweight, healthy, overweight or obese range.

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How to cite this page:

Caroline Daley, 'Body shape and dieting - Obesity and health concerns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/41404/adult-obesity-calculating-bmi (accessed 24 March 2017)

Story by Caroline Daley, published 5 Sep 2013