Brand Hong Kong
GovHK 繁體版 简体版 Search Search Site map Contact us
Font Size: Default Size Font Size: Larger Font Size: Largest
RSS
Printer Friendly
Body Mass Index (BMI) Distribution

Period: April 2007
Question: What is your height and weight?
BMI Calculation: Weight (kg) / [Height (m)]2

World Health Organization classification for adult Europids




Classification
(BMI)
Male
Number (%)
Female
Number (%)
Overall
Number (%)
Underweight
(BMI <18.5)
47 (4.8%) 167 (15.1%) 213 (10.3%)
Normal
(BMI 18.5 - <25.0)
582 (60.0%) 712 (64.5%) 1 294 (62.4%)
Overweight
(BMI 25.0 - <30.0)
248 (25.5%) 139 (12.5%) 386 (18.6%)
Obese
(BMI =or>30.0)
36 (3.7%) 25 (2.3%) 61 (3.0%)
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 57 (5.9%) 62 (5.6%) 119 (5.7%)
Total 970 (100.0%) 1 104 (100.0%) 2 074 (100.0%)

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

 

 

Top   Top
 
Explanation of WCAG 2.0 Level Double-A Conformance