WAIST TO HIP RATIO

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Calculate: Waist to Hip Ratio

Results: Waist to Hip Ratio

DATE 12/10/2018
Waist to Hip Ratio -
Waist to Hip Ratio Classification -

Compare: Waist to Hip Ratio

Male

CLASSIFICATION FROM TO
Low 0.00 0.95
Normal 0.96 1.00
High 1.01 >1.01

Female

CLASSIFICATION FROM TO
Low 0.00 0.80
Normal 0.81 0.85
High 0.86 >0.86

Protocol: Waist to Hip Ratio

Purpose:

A measure of the ratio of your waist circumference to hip circumference to determine body fat distribution which can be an indicator of metabolic disease.

Equipment:

Measuring tape.

Procedure:

Use measuring tape to measure the following body circumferences.

  • Waist: one inch above the navel or smallest circumference below the rib cage after complete expiration.
  • Hip: largest circumference around the gluteals with subjects heels together.

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