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Know Your Numbers

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body mass index (BMI) is the value derived from the height and weight of a person. BMI can be used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems but it is not diagnostic of the health of an individual.

For more information about weight categories and to calculate your BMI, click here.

Physical Activity

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Regular physical activity is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Moving more and sitting less have tremendous benefits for everyone.

For information about physical activity guidelines for each age group, click here.

Blood Pressure

To learn about blood pressure categories and how to read blood pressure numbers, click here.

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Starting at age 20, the American Heart Association recommends a blood pressure screening at your regular healthcare visit or once every 2 years, if your blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm Hg. Typically, blood pressure is recorded as a ratio.

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What do these numbers mean?

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