Cardiology MCQ 177: Obesity according to BMI (body mass index)

According to BMI (body mass index), the cut off for obesity is:

a) 25 Kg/m2
b) 30 Kg/m2
c) 35 Kg/m2
d) 40 Kg/m2

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b) 30 Kg/m2

The International Classification of adult underweight, overweight and obesity according to BMI (World Health Organization) is as follows:

Underweight <18.50

Normal range 18.50 – 24.99

Overweight ≥25.00
Pre-obese 25.00 – 29.99

Obese ≥30.00
Obese class I: 30.00 – 34.99
Obese class II: 35.00 – 39.99
Obese class III: ≥40.00

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