University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Guidelines for Antibiotic Use

Ideal Body Weight Table

To find an Ideal Body Weight (IDW), enter the table using the height and read to the right to find the IBW for Males and Females

IBW (kg) for:
Height (feet) Height (m) Male Female
5' 0" 1.524 50 45.5
5' 1" 1.5494 52.3 47.8
5' 2" 1.5748 54.6 50.1
5' 3" 1.6002 56.9 52.4
5' 4" 1.6256 59.2 54.7
5' 5" 1.651 61.5 57
5' 6" 1.6764 63.8 59.3
5' 7" 1.7018 66.1 61.6
5' 8" 1.7272 68.4 63.9
5' 9" 1.7526 70.7 66.2
5' 10" 1.778 73 68.5
5' 11" 1.8034 75.3 70.8
6' 0" 1.8288 77.6 73.1
6' 1" 1.8542 79.9 75.4
6' 2" 1.8796 82.2 77.7
6' 3" 1.905 84.5 80
6' 4" 1.9304 86.8 82.3
6' 5" 1.9558 89.1 84.6
6' 6" 1.9812 91.4 86.9
6' 7" 2.0066 93.7 89.2

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