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.

For Men | |
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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 | |
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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 |

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

Waist circumference = 92 cm Height = 182 cm

Substitute the given values in the formula,

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