BMI Assignment

  1. Go to health status website.

 http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/body-mass-index

Calculate your BMI.  Record your BMI and the range given.

 

  1. Go to the CDC website:

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/

Calculate your BMI.  Record your BMI and the range given.

 

  1. Answer the Questions:
  • Are the 2 BMI calculations the same or different?  How different were the numbers?  Why are they different?
  • What was the difference between the 2 sites methods to calculate BMI?
  • Is your BMI accurate for yourself?  Specifically, why or why not?