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Body Mass Index (BMI) Distribution

Period: April 2010
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)
53 (5.7%) 157 (14.4%) 210 (10.5%)
Normal
(BMI 18.5-<25.0)
587 (63.7%) 730 (67.0%) 1 318 (65.5%)
Overweight
(BMI 25.0-<30.0)
221 (24.0%) 138 (12.7%) 359 (17.8%)
Obese
(BMI =or>30.0)
32 (3.5%) 31 (2.9%) 63 (3.2%)
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 29 (3.1%) 34 (3.1%) 62 (3.1%)
Total 922 (100.0%) 1 091 (100.0%) 2 013 (100.0%)

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

 

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