"Doctor, what is my BMI?"
"Am I really THAT overweight?"
"What is the normal weight for my height?"
"Can I see where I am on the chart?"
Now you can quickly calculate BMI during an office visit and show patient their obesity class on a visual chart. Nobody really believes you unless you show them the calculation and their location on the chart.
Also includes hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes risk classification based on waist circumference based on the NIH/NHLBI Obesity Guidelines.
The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults