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Registered Dietitian (RD) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) By Demographics by State (Louisiana)

As of February 19, 2018
  • Total Registered Dietitians in Louisiana 1,385
 
    By Gender
  • Female
    1,267 (91.5%)
  • Male
    42 (3.0%)
  • Not Reported
    76 (5.5%)
 
    By Ethnicity
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
    4 (0.3%)
  • Asian
    8 (0.6%)
  • Black or African American
    105 (7.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino
    14 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
    2 (0.1%)
  • Not Reported
    92 (6.6%)
  • Other
    12 (0.9%)
  • Prefer not to disclose
    29 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races
    5 (0.4%)
  • White
    1,114 (80.4%)
 
    By Area of Practice
  • Business / industry
    9 (0.6%)
  • Clinical nutrition, general
    293 (21.2%)
  • Communication / publication
    2 (0.1%)
  • Community nutrition
    74 (5.3%)
  • Consultation and private practice
    47 (3.4%)
  • Culinary
    2 (0.1%)
  • Diabetes care
    45 (3.2%)
  • Education
    54 (3.9%)
  • Food and nutrition management / administration
    91 (6.6%)
  • Gerontology
    9 (0.6%)
  • Hunger / environmental nutrition
    2 (0.1%)
  • Long-term care
    38 (2.7%)
  • Not Reported
    486 (35.1%)
  • Nutrition support
    19 (1.4%)
  • Oncology
    9 (0.6%)
  • Other
    49 (3.5%)
  • Pediatric
    13 (0.9%)
  • Renal nutrition
    45 (3.2%)
  • Research
    23 (1.7%)
  • School nutrition
    27 (1.9%)
  • Sports nutrition
    3 (0.2%)
  • Weight management
    32 (2.3%)
  • Wellness / prevention
    13 (0.9%)
 
 

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