BODY MASS INDEX (BMI)

 
  
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BMI Classification Chart

Written by : DoctorNDTV Team

ClassificationAsiansRisk of co-morbidities
Underweight< 18.5Low
Normal range18.5 - 22.9Average
Overweight> 23Increased*
Obese I> 25Moderate**
Obese II> 30Severe***

As per MOS-India Guidelines *, **, *** degree of risk of co-morbidities.

  
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