Desirable Weight Table for WOMEN
Paraplegia – subtract 5-10%
Tetraplegia – subtract 10-15%
1999 METROPOLITAN HEIGHT AND WEIGHT TABLES FOR
MEN AND WOMEN
According to Frame, Ages 25-59
Weight in Pounds (In Indoor Clothing)*
• Indoor clothing weighing 5 pounds for men and 3 pounds for women.
+ Shoes with 1-inch heels
Source of basic data Build Study, 1979. Society of Actuaries and
Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America, 1980.
Copyright© 1996, 1999 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.