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How is body mass index calculated?

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A persons weight in kg divided by their height in meters squared

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Body Mass Index is a simple calculation using a person's height and weight. The formula is BMI = kg/m2 where kg is a person's weight in kilograms and m2 is their height in metres squared.

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