# Body Mass Index (BMI) for 5'8" 170 lbs

## What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 170 lbs?

Answer: BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 170 lbs is
25.85

(Overweight/Pre-obese)

Suggested* Healthy Weight Range for Height 5ft 8in is

Weight 170 lbs is 5.56 lbs more than Healthy Zone Range for Height 5 Feet 8 Inches, so you need to lose at least 5.56 lbs

## How to Calculate BMI

BMI Formula: BMI = ( weightlbs ÷ (heightin)2 ) × 703

According to Body Mass Index (BMI) Formula if you want to calculate BMI for Weight 170 Pounds and Height 5 Feet 8 Inches you have to divide Weight by squared Height in Inches (5'8" = 68 inches) and then multiply by 703

Here is the complete solution:

( 170lbs ÷ (68in)2 ) × 703

=

(170 ÷ 4624) × 703

=

0.04 × 703

=

25.85

## BMI Table

For adults over the age of 20 years, BMI values are grouped* into the following weight status categories:

BMIWeight Category
< 16Underweight/Severe thinness
16 - 16.9Underweight/Moderate thinness
17 - 18.4Underweight/Mild thinness
18.5 - 24.9Normal/Healthy Weight
25 - 29.9Overweight/Pre-obese
30 - 34.9Obese/Class I
35 - 39.9Obese/Class II
≥ 40Morbid Obesity/Class III

## BMI Table for 5'8" Height for Man and Woman

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## BMI Calculator (Imperial)

This calculator will help you to calculate Body Mass Index (BMI) for a given weight (lbs) and height (feet & inches). For example, it can help you find out what is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 170 lbs? (The answer is: 25.85). Enter height (e.g. 5ft 8in) and weight (e.g. 170 lbs) and hit the 'Calculate' button.

## FAQ

### What is BMI for male and female with height 5ft 8in and weight 170 lbs?

BMI for Height 5'8" and Weight 170 lbs is 25.85 (Overweight/Pre-obese)

### Is 170 pounds underweight for 5'8?

No, 170 lbs 5'8 is considered Overweight/Pre-obese

### Is 170 lbs overweight for 5'8"?

Yes, 170 lbs 5'8" is considered Overweight/Pre-obese