The Body Mass Index(BMI) formula was developed by Belgium statistician Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874), and was known as the Quetelet Index. BMI is also referred to as 'body mass indicator'. BMI is an internationally used measure of obesity.
Body mass index calculation is very straightforward. Calculating body mass index requires only two measurements, height & weight.
Imperial BMI Formula
The imperial bmi formula accepts weight measurements in pounds & height measurements in either inches or feet.
1 foot = 12 inches
inches≤ = inches * inches
Calculate BMI & Find Weight Status
Table: BMI Weight Status Categories BMI Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 -24.9 Normal
25 - 29.9 Overweight
30 & Above Obese
If you have calculated BMI use the table above to find your weight status. Different nations & organizations use different BMI ranges to classify weight status.
Our table is in keeping with the internationally recognized, US Department of Health & Human Services weight status categories.
Thank you for using this application.
iSimple type iphone applications are very simple and specific utility applications.
It does simply what it's name is and nothing more.
Please look for more iSimple type applications.
For feedback and suggestions send email to:
Programming and design by
Artwork by Rob George Jr.