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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

Classification of weight status for Chinese adults in Hong Kong 


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-<23.0)
852 (44.9%) 1 200 (55.3%) 2 052 (50.4%)
Overweight
(BMI 23.0-<25.0)
384 (20.2%) 354 (16.3%) 738 (18.1%)
Obese
(BMI =or>25.0)
532 (28.0%) 309 (14.2%) 841 (20.7%)
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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