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Applications for April 2018 examination window are due March 2, 2018.

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

As of February 19, 2018
  • Total Registered Dietitians in California 10,582
 
    By Gender
  • Female
    9,338 (88.2%)
  • Male
    435 (4.1%)
  • Not Reported
    809 (7.6%)
 
    By Ethnicity
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    1 (0.0%)
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
    29 (0.3%)
  • Asian
    1,346 (12.7%)
  • Black or African American
    184 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino
    652 (6.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
    419 (4.0%)
  • Not Reported
    968 (9.1%)
  • Other
    266 (2.5%)
  • Prefer not to disclose
    378 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races
    160 (1.5%)
  • White
    6,179 (58.4%)
 
    By Area of Practice
  • Business / industry
    83 (0.8%)
  • Clinical nutrition, general
    1,921 (18.2%)
  • Communication / publication
    16 (0.2%)
  • Community nutrition
    954 (9.0%)
  • Consultation and private practice
    328 (3.1%)
  • Culinary
    10 (0.1%)
  • Diabetes care
    306 (2.9%)
  • Education
    396 (3.7%)
  • Food and nutrition management / administration
    434 (4.1%)
  • Gerontology
    72 (0.7%)
  • Hunger / environmental nutrition
    2 (0.0%)
  • Integrative / functional nutrition
    7 (0.1%)
  • Long-term care
    240 (2.3%)
  • Not Reported
    4,315 (40.8%)
  • Nutrition support
    102 (1.0%)
  • Oncology
    48 (0.5%)
  • Other
    346 (3.3%)
  • Pediatric
    161 (1.5%)
  • Policy / advocacy
    5 (0.0%)
  • Renal nutrition
    301 (2.8%)
  • Research
    91 (0.9%)
  • School nutrition
    124 (1.2%)
  • Sports nutrition
    38 (0.4%)
  • Vegetarian nutrition
    2 (0.0%)
  • Weight management
    179 (1.7%)
  • Wellness / prevention
    101 (1.0%)
 
 

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