Since 2011 the waist to height ratio has been said to be more accurate than the BMI. Using both the BMI calculator and the waist to height ratio will give you a good indication of ones state of health.
Higher ratios mean increased risk to cardiovascular disease.
Reading the wasit to height ratio.
|Underweight||.35 and lower||.35 and lower|
|obese||0.56 and higher||0.58 and higher|