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NIN: Body Mass Index (BMI) 2020 released, features of BMI for Male, Female in India

 

 

National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) updated Body Mass Index (BMI) for Indian people

In India, the National Institute of Nutrition has updated Body Mass Index in 2020 after a decade. In comparison to BMI released in 2010 the National Institute of Nutrition updated 5Kg in weight for Male in Females.

Below is the comparison chart for Body Mass Index BMI 2020:

Sr.No. Parameter Male  Female
1 Weight 65 Kg 55Kg
2 Height 5Ft. 8In. 5Ft. 3In.

Below is the comparison chart for Body Mass Index BMI 2010:

Sr.No. Parameter Male  Female
1 Weight 60 Kg 50Kg
2 Height 5Ft. 6In. 5Ft.

The reason behind the updates in BMI 2020 is the availability of nutritional food for Indian people in the decade. 

There is one more thing to note in the comparison that 2020 BMI includes the village population too while in 2010 BMI values are referring to city people.


 

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