Personal Health Risk Assessment

Personal Health Risk Assessment - Part 1 a Age 20 b...

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Part 1 a. Age - 20 b. Physical activity level – Active: 1.12 c. Weight in pounds is 180.5 divided by 2.2 is 82.0 kilograms d. My height in inches is 163 divided by 39.4 is 1.6 meters Females 19+ use [354 – (6.91 X a)] + b X [9.36 X c + (726 X d)] [354-(6.91 X 20)] + 1.12 X [9.36 X 82 + (726 X 1.6)] = 2376.41 Part 2 BMI = Body weight (in kilograms)/ height^2 (in meters) OR Body weight (in pounds) X 703/height^2 in inches 82/1.6^2= 32.03 BMI over 30 means I am considered obese, even though I don’t quite look obese. Part 3 Waist circumference - 40.5 in The textbook says that women with a waist circumference at the belly button over 35 inches are at a higher risk for disease. Carrying extra weight around the middle, even if the person is not even overweight on the BMI scale, has increased health risks.

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Part 4 I already know that I am at a high risk for disease because of my family history, and that is why I am trying to lose weight by changing my diet and activity levels. My mother had type 2 diabetes, my sister has high blood pressure, my grandfather had prostate cancer, my aunt had breast cancer, my cousin has high cholesterol, and the list goes on. Based on family history and
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• Fall '16
• Davies
• health, Case Study, Personal Health, Lactose Intolerance, Healthy Menu, Waist Circumference

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