Body Mass Index Table

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A body mass index (BMI) (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) above 25 is considered overweight and a BMI above 30 is considered obese. Most electronic medical records routinely calculate and display BMI for health care providers, but it can also be looked up using the below table (also available for PDF download).

BMI Chart

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Background and Introduction (PDF)
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Lifestyle Therapies: Diet, Physical Activity, and Behavioral Strategies
Pharmacologic and Surgical Interventions
Frequently Asked Questions: Intervention Programs (PDF)
Coding for Obesity (PDF)
Web Resources (PDF)

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