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Body Mass Index (BMI) Distribution

Period: April 2016
Question: What is your height and weight?
BMI Calculation: Weight (kg) / [Height (m)]2

World Health Organization classification for adult Europeans 


Classification
(BMI)
Male
Number (%)
Female
Number (%)
Overall
Number (%)
Underweight
(BMI <18.5)
99 (5.2%) 251 (11.6%) 350 (8.6%)
Normal
(BMI 18.5-<25.0)
1 236 (65.1%) 1 554 (71.6%) 2 790 (68.5%)
Overweight
(BMI 25.0-<30.0)
436 (22.9%) 255 (11.7%) 691 (17.0%)
Obese
(BMI =or>30.0)
96 (5.1%) 54 (2.5%) 150 (3.7%)
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 33 (1.7%) 57 (2.6%) 90 (2.2%)
Total 1 900 (100.0%) 2 171 (100.0%) 4 071 (100.0%)

Note: Add-ups may not be equal to total due to rounding.
 

 

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