Using waist to height online calculator you can estimate the distribution of your body fat. The higher the value the higher the risk of obesity related cardiovascular deseases.
Waist to Height Ratio Precent
Body Fat Category
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Highly Obese -
Waist is a circumference at a horizontal line measured one inch (2.54 cm) above your belly button. Use flexible tape measuring directly on your skin while your muscles relaxed. Height is simply your height.
Healthy waist to height ratio for men is from 43% to 53%. Sometimes WHtR - Waist to Height Ratio is used by doctors to estimate overall persons health and risks of desease.
Healthy waist to height ratio for women is from 42% to 49%. Note that study found that WHtR produced an accurate prediction of lifespan, health and fitness.