Body Mass Index latest values to determine obesity.

Body mass Index

Underweight – <18.5

Normal – 18.5-24.9

Overweight >25

1.Preobese 25-29.9

2.Obese 1 -30 -34.9

3.Obese 2 – 35 -39.9

4.Morbid obesity >40

WHO has set some recommendations for Asians(to reduce the Obesity limit due to higher cardiovascular risk among Asians) but BMI still remains same as above.

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