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Please measure your height in inches and weight in pounds — so that you can determine your personal BMI value. Also, you may (or may not) have the ability to measure your waist circumference. Please use your estimated or measured waist circumference to determine your abdominal area and identify your risk for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and/or type 2 diabetes.

Compare your BMI measurements to the classification table in 18.1 (see page 354) and waist circumference to the standard waist measure on page 354. Based upon these measure, please write up your results.

Weight: 150

Height: 5’6

Waist 28 in:

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