How do you calculate waist to hip ratio (WHR)?
Waist to Hip Ratio abbreviated as WHR is used to measure your body fat.
It is the ratio of Waist Circumference to Hip Circumference. A WHR with
1.0 for a person is considered to be risk. The safe WHR for women is 0.8 and for men,
it is 0.9
Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) = Waist Circumference / Hip Circumference
Waist to Hip Ratio Step by Step Calculation
Find the waist to hip ratio of a person with waist circumference 27 inches and hip circumference 35 inches
Step 1: Lets consider the given values,
Waist Circumference = 27 inches
Hip Circumference = 35 inches
Step 2 :Substituting the values in the formula,
WHR = 27 / 35
WHR = 0.771
Hence, the waist to hip ratio of the person is 0.8
Find your waist to hip ratio using this online WHR calculator.