Here is a formula to calculate Ponderal Index
Ponderal Index = weight / height³
PI_adult = weight [kg]/ height [m]³
PI_child = weight [g]/ height [cm]³ = 0.1 × PI_adult
BMI = weight / height²
For adults a value of PI between 11 and 15 is considered normal weight.
PI Range |
Classification |
8-11 |
Underweight |
11-15 |
Normal weight |
15-17 |
Overweight |
>17 |
Obese |
A value of between 2.2 and 3 is considered normal.
PI Range |
Classification |
2.2 - 3 |
Normal |
Summary
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