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If the new page layout is not working for you, please Contact Me and let me know what device, operating system, and web browser (with version numbers) you are using so I can attempt to get the layout working for your setup.

About the Redesign

If you visited this site prior to September 15th, 2018, you've no doubt noticed that I've since launched a complete redesign of the website.

If you're not happy with the new design, I sincerely apologize. I would have preferred to keep the old desktop design, but considering the majority of my site's users are now accessing the site from small-screen, touch-enabled, mobile devices, and considering Google is now penalizing websites for not being mobile/thumb friendly, I was left with no choice but to switch to a responsive, mobile-first design.

The good news is that now that I have combined the three separate versions of the site (mobile, desktop, and ad-free member) into a single design, this will free up a ton of my time for working to make the mobile-optimized calculators more desktop/laptop friendly. In fact, some of the redesigned calculators already offer a desktop-optimized form that becomes visible when you increase the width setting of the calculator (within the "Calculator Preferences" expandable panel).

Thank you in advance for your help and patience as I work to improve the redesign.

-Dan

Calculator Preferences
Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator Sign

Waist to Hip Ratio Calculator

This calculator will calculate your waist to hip ratio (WHR) and your body type, and then chart your health risk based on whether or not your body is determined to be pear or apple shaped. The Learn tab includes:

  • What is waist hip ratio and why is it used?
  • How to calculate WHR and body type.
  • Pear shaped versus apple shaped.
Learn More

Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

DataData recordData recordSelected data record: None
Measure:Measurement:Measurement preference:Measurement preference:

Measurement preference:

Select either standard (inches) or metric (centimeters).

Gender:Gender:Gender:Gender:

Gender:

Select male or female.

Waist:Waist measure:Waist measurement:Waist measurement:

Your waist measurement:

Using a cloth tape measure, measure the distance around the narrowest part of your waist, usually just above the belly button. If you don't have a cloth tape measure, use a string and then measure the string with a flat ruler. Be sure to relax, breath normally, and don't attempt to cinch the tape or string. Enter fractions as decimals (1/4 = .25, 1/2 = .5, 3/4 = .75).

Hip:Hip measure:Hip measurement:Hip measurement:

Your hip measurement:

Using a cloth tape measure, measure the distance around the widest part of your hip and buttocks area. If you don't have a cloth tape measure, use a string and then measure the string with a flat ruler. Be sure to relax, breath normally, and don't attempt to cinch the tape or string. Enter fractions as decimals (1/4 = .25, 1/2 = .5, 3/4 = .75).

WHR ratio:WHR ratio:Waist to hip ratio:Waist to hip ratio:

Waist to hip ratio:

This is your waist hip ratio (WHR), which is calculated by dividing your entered waist measurement by your entered hip measurement.

Risk level:Risk level:Health risk level:Health risk level:

Health risk level:

This is your health risk level based on your WHR. You can confirm this by seeing where your WHR falls on the chart located on the Learn tab.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

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Help and Tools

Help and Tools:

This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):

About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.

Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.

Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).

PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.

Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.

 

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