Tabela Peso/Altura da OMS/FAO

Homens Mulheres
(peso em kg) (peso em kg)
Altura (m) média peso aceitável média peso aceitável
1,45 46 42,0 a 53,0
1,48 46,5 42,0 a 54,0
1,5 47 43,0 a 55,0
1,52 48,5 44,0 a 57,0
1,54 49,5 44,0 a 58,0
1,56 50,4 45,0 a 58,0
1,58 55,8 51,0 a 64,0 51,3 46,0 a 59,0
1,6 57,6 52,0 a 65,0 52,6 48,0 a 61,0
1,62 58,6 53,0 a 66,0 54 49,0 a 62,0
1,64 59,6 54,0 a 67,0 55,4 50,0 a 64,0
1,66 60,6 55,0 a 69,0 56,8 51,0 a 65,0
1,68 61,7 56,0 a 71,0 58,1 52,0 a 66,0
1,7 63,5 58,0 a 73,0 60 53,0 a 67,0
1,72 65 59,0 a 74,0 61,3 55,0 a 69,0
1,74 66,5 60,0 a 75,0 62,6 56,0 a 70,0
1,76 68 62,0 a 77,0 64 58,0 a 72,0
1,78 69,4 64,0 a 79,0 65,3 59,0 a 74,0
1,8 71 65,0 a 80,0
1,82 72,6 66,0 a 82,0
1,84 74,2 67,0 a 84,0
1,86 75,8 69,0 a 86,0
1,88 77,6 71,0 a 88,0
1,9 79,3 73,0 a 90,0
1,92 81 75,0 a 93,0

Fonte: Bray, G. A. (ed.) – Obesity in America. NIH Publication Nº 79-359, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare. Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health. Washingtin, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979. Adaptado das recomendações da Fogarty Conference on Obesity, 1973

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