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# How to Calculate Waist to Height Ratio - Definition, Formula, Example

## How to Calculate WHtR - Tutorial

##### Definition:

Waist-to-height ratio is evaluated by dividing the waist circumference or waist size of a person by the height of the person, and it is used to assess the fat content in human body. This tutorial explains you, how to calculate the WHtR.

##### Formula :
Waist to height ratio = ( Waist circumference / Height ) x 100
##### Waist-to-Height Ratio Chart
For Men
Ratio less than 35 Abnormally Slim
Ratio 35 to 43 Extremely slim
Ratio 43 to 46 Slender and Healthy
Ratio 46 and 53 Healthy, Normal, Attractive Weight
Ratio 53 to 58 Overweight
Ratio 58 to 63 Extremely Overweight/Obese
Ratio over 63 Highly Obese
For Women
Ratio less than 35 Abnormally Slim
Ratio 35 to 42 Extremely slim
Ratio 42 to 46 Slender and Healthy
Ratio 46 and 49 Healthy, Normal, Attractive Weight
Ratio 49 to 54 Overweight
Ratio 54 to 58 Extremely Overweight/Obese
Ratio over 58 Highly Obese
##### Example:

Find the waist to height ratio of a men his waist circumference is 92 cm and height is 182 cm?

##### Given,

Waist circumference = 92 cm Height = 182 cm

##### Solution:

Substitute the given values in the formula,

WHtR = ( Waist circumference / Height ) x 100 = 92 / 182 x 100 = 50.55