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Ideal height and BMI for 73kg adults

Adult women and men weighing 73kg who are between 171.0cm and 198.0cm tall are considered to be of a healthy weight as measured by body mass index (bmi)2. If you are 73kg and shorter than 171.0 cm you are overweight for your height.

Consult table below to determine the body mass index and body size health for your height.

Current units are kilograms. View this page in pound equivalent (161lbs).



Healthy height and body mass chart for 73kg adults 1
Height BMI Health3
135 cm 40.1 Morbidly obese
138 cm 38.3 Obese
141 cm 36.7 Obese
144 cm 35.2 Obese
147 cm 33.8 Obese
150 cm 32.4 Obese
153 cm 31.2 Obese
156 cm 30 Overweight
159 cm 28.9 Overweight
162 cm 27.8 Overweight
165 cm 26.8 Overweight
168 cm 25.9 Overweight
171 cm 25 Healthy Weight
174 cm 24.1 Healthy Weight
177 cm 23.3 Healthy Weight
180 cm 22.5 Healthy Weight
183 cm 21.8 Healthy Weight
186 cm 21.1 Healthy Weight
189 cm 20.4 Healthy Weight
192 cm 19.8 Healthy Weight
195 cm 19.2 Healthy Weight
198 cm 18.6 Healthy Weight


Source Citations
  1. Robert J. Kuczmarski Dr.P.H. et al., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: Methods and Development
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services About Adult BMI
  3. Rush University Medical Center Obesity


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