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Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

Your Waist to Hip Ratio is:


Your "waist to hip ratio" is a key indicator of your overall health. It is a simple measurement of how fat is distributed and can be compared to other people or used in health charts. If you have more weight around your waist, you have a greater risk of lifestyle related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes compared to people with more weight around the hips.

Using a measuring tape:
- Measure your hip circumference at its widest part
- Measure your waist circumference at the belly button or just above it

Waist to Hip Ratio Chart

Male Female Health Risk Based Solely on WHR
0.95 or below 0.96 to 1.0 1.0+
0.80 or below 0.81 to 0.85 0.85+
Low Risk Moderate Risk High Risk