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BMI table

Body Mass Index or index of body weight (BMI) expresses the relationship between body weight and height. Normal BMI range is 18.5–25. Values below 18.5 indicate underweight or malnutrition, values above 25 indicate overweight, BMI above 30 indicates obesity.

BMI can be calculated as the ratio of weight in kg to height in meters squared.

Table of BMI values
Underweight < 18,5
Normal weight 18,5–25,0
Overweight 25,1–30,0
Obesity 30,1–40,0
Morbid obesity > 40

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  • TROJAN, Stanislav. Lékařská fyziologie. 4. edition. Grada Publishing, a.s., 2003. vol. 1. ISBN 80-247-0512-5.