Body Mass Index (BMI)

PSS Agency: 

PSA

Definition: 

an indicator of nutritional status for adolescents 11-19 years old and adults 20 years old and over, which provides a measure of body mass ranging from thinness to obesity and is expressed as body weight (Wt) in kilograms divided by the square of the height (Ht) in meters
Notes:
Latest NCHS/WHO standards for BMI for adults 20 years old and over is for 1978

Formula: 

Source: 

PSA

Indicators: 

Health and Nutrition

PSA Board Resolution: 

PSA Board Resolution No 01, Series of 2017 - 141

Statistical Domain: 

Statistical Activity: