Bush Health Statistics

Facts and figures about President Bush's health from his physical examination, last Aug. 4, at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.

Bush, 55, was born July 6, 1946.  

Height: 6 feet   

Weight: 189.7 pounds   

Blood pressure: 118/74 (near 120/70-80 is healthy)   

Pulse: 43 beats per minute (60-100 bpm is normal for adults; 40-60 bpm is normal for a well-trained athlete)   

Body fat: 14.5 percent   

Cholesterol: High-density lipoprotein 42, low-density lipoprotein 112, triglycerides 80, total cholesterol 170 (all within normal range)   

Prostate test: Prostate-specific antigen 0.78 (normal)   

Hearing: Mild high-frequency hearing loss that doesn't impact everyday conversation   

Eyesight: Continued use of reading glasses recommended   

Cardiovascular fitness: "The president is in the top 2 percent of men his age in cardiovascular fitness," according to a report signed by the 14 doctors who examined him.

Figures for normal levels are from the U.S. National Library of Medicine Web site.