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Nutrition Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR) and Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR) By Demographics

As of February 19, 2018
  • Total Dietetic Technician, Registered 5,678
 
    By Gender
  • Female
    4,016 (70.7%)
  • Male
    286 (5.0%)
  • Not Reported
    1,376 (24.2%)
 
    By Ethnicity
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    1 (0.0%)
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
    18 (0.3%)
  • Asian
    188 (3.3%)
  • Black or African American
    216 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino
    216 (3.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
    39 (0.7%)
  • Not Reported
    1,504 (26.5%)
  • Other
    44 (0.8%)
  • Prefer not to disclose
    113 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races
    73 (1.3%)
  • White
    3,266 (57.5%)
 
    By Area of Practice
  • Business / industry
    8 (0.1%)
  • Clinical nutrition, general
    802 (14.1%)
  • Communication / publication
    1 (0.0%)
  • Community nutrition
    202 (3.6%)
  • Consultation and private practice
    13 (0.2%)
  • Culinary
    16 (0.3%)
  • Diabetes care
    3 (0.1%)
  • Education
    49 (0.9%)
  • Food and nutrition management / administration
    320 (5.6%)
  • Gerontology
    38 (0.7%)
  • Hunger / environmental nutrition
    1 (0.0%)
  • Integrative / functional nutrition
    1 (0.0%)
  • Long-term care
    245 (4.3%)
  • Not Reported
    3,695 (65.1%)
  • Nutrition support
    27 (0.5%)
  • Oncology
    8 (0.1%)
  • Other
    112 (2.0%)
  • Pediatric
    16 (0.3%)
  • Policy / advocacy
    1 (0.0%)
  • Renal nutrition
    1 (0.0%)
  • Research
    14 (0.2%)
  • School nutrition
    48 (0.8%)
  • Sports nutrition
    6 (0.1%)
  • Weight management
    29 (0.5%)
  • Wellness / prevention
    22 (0.4%)
 
 

*This data is based on self-reported information provided on the Academy/CDR database.