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Body Mass Index (BMI) Distribution

Period: April 2009
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)
53 (5.3%) 166 (14.1%) 219 (10.0%)
Normal
(BMI 18.5-<23.0)
418 (41.7%) 627 (53.0%) 1 045 (47.8%)
Overweight
(BMI 23.0-<25.0)
195 (19.4%) 175 (14.8%) 370 (16.9%)
Obese
(BMI =or>25.0)
299 (29.8%) 176 (14.9%) 475 (21.7%)
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 38 (3.8%) 38 (3.2%) 76 (3.5%)
Total 1 002 (100.0%) 1 183 (100.0%) 2 185 (100.0%)

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

 

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