BMI for Asian and Asian American Adults. Asians and Asian Americans may have increased health risks at a lower BMI. Therefore, the outcomes of this BMI Calculator was designed specifically for Asian and Asian American Adults. BMI cutoff points on this chart are lower than those defined by National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Diversity in Asian Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies WHO expert consultation* Public health THE LANCET • Vol • January 10, • betterbasket.info A WHO expert consultation addressed the debate about interpretation of recommended body-mass index (BMI) cut-off.
Along with your age, the rating of your body mass index is markedly changing. For a detailed overview, use your coloured health risk chart. Calculate your BMI. Questionnaire. This calculator computes the body mass index and rates it appropriately for men, women, children, juveniles and seniors. Are you Asian or Asian American? yes no. Optional.
Adult BMI calculator based on AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society. BMI classification. World Health Organization.