Waist-Hip Ratio

This is a special calculator for women to help them find their risk of heart disease, based on waist-hip ratio and waist measurement.

Calculate Your Waist-Hip Ratio

Breathe and relax. It doesn't matter if you are standing or seated. With a tape measure, measure your waist and your hips and enter their sizes below.

  • What is your waist measurement? in inches
  • What is your hip measurement? in inches

Your waist to hip ratio is

Understanding Your Results

.72 or below
You are the standard, and you don't have to worry about heart attacks based on your body shape.
.72 to .76 and you are under 60
Your risk is 1.7 times higher than the standard or 70 percent higher.
.76 to .80
Your risk is two and a half times higher.
.80 to .88
Your risk approaches three times higher.
More than .88
Your risk is four and a half times higher.