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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 (Illinois)

As of February 19, 2018
  • Total Registered Dietitians in Illinois 4,153
 
    By Gender
  • Female
    3,723 (89.6%)
  • Male
    137 (3.3%)
  • Not Reported
    293 (7.1%)
 
    By Ethnicity
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
    3 (0.1%)
  • Asian
    152 (3.7%)
  • Black or African American
    85 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino
    110 (2.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander
    45 (1.1%)
  • Not Reported
    346 (8.3%)
  • Other
    33 (0.8%)
  • Prefer not to disclose
    80 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races
    25 (0.6%)
  • White
    3,274 (78.8%)
 
    By Area of Practice
  • Business / industry
    73 (1.8%)
  • Clinical nutrition, general
    715 (17.2%)
  • Communication / publication
    30 (0.7%)
  • Community nutrition
    234 (5.6%)
  • Consultation and private practice
    113 (2.7%)
  • Culinary
    10 (0.2%)
  • Diabetes care
    146 (3.5%)
  • Education
    120 (2.9%)
  • Food and nutrition management / administration
    178 (4.3%)
  • Gerontology
    17 (0.4%)
  • Hunger / environmental nutrition
    1 (0.0%)
  • Integrative / functional nutrition
    2 (0.0%)
  • Long-term care
    137 (3.3%)
  • Not Reported
    1,679 (40.4%)
  • Nutrition support
    48 (1.2%)
  • Oncology
    40 (1.0%)
  • Other
    160 (3.9%)
  • Pediatric
    71 (1.7%)
  • Renal nutrition
    106 (2.6%)
  • Research
    67 (1.6%)
  • School nutrition
    33 (0.8%)
  • Sports nutrition
    26 (0.6%)
  • Weight management
    93 (2.2%)
  • Wellness / prevention
    54 (1.3%)
 
 

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