Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

The waist-to-hip ratio, a comparison of waist and hip circumferences, provides
important information not only about the amount of fat a person carries but the proportion of abdominal fat and, by extension, relative risk of cardiovascular complications. People with a higher ratio are at increased risk of developing diseases associated with overweight. This measurement is informative because it provides a somewhat more refined measure of overall fat distribution. In general, men with a waist-to-hip ratio of greater than 1.0 and women with a ratio greater than 0.8 are considered to have an excess accumulation of fat in their abdomens. *

Enter your waist size: inches

Enter your hip size: inches


*SOURCE: NIDDK