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To calculate your BMI, enter your height in feet and inches, and your weight in pounds in the boxes below, then click on the button marked "Compute."

Recommended BMIs are in the range of 20 to 25. The "overweight" range is 25 to 30. Most authorities say that "obesity" begins at BMIs above 27.3 for women and 27.87 for men.

All authorities agree that anyone with a BMI over 30 is obese. According to these conventions, the woman who is 5' 0" and weighs 155 has a BMI of 30.14, and is obese. Someone who is 5'4" and weighs 155 has a BMI of 26.6, and is overweight, but not obese. Someone who is 5'11" and weighs 155 is in the healthy BMI range.

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