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County Supply and Distribution Tables - Respiratory Care Practitioners

2019 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,723) - September

2018 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,577) - September 

2017 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,784) - September

2016 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,367) - December*

2015 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,354) - September

2014 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,088) - September

2013 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,153) - September

2012 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (13,085) - March 2013

2011 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (12,646) - September

2010 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (12,378) - September

2009 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (11,872) - September

2008 Respiratory Care Practitioners by County (11,467) - September

Data prior to 2008 may be available. Please contact the Health Professions Resource Center for more information.

Licensing Board and Data Source

The Texas Board of Respiratory Care recommends rules to regulate respiratory care practitioners. These recommended rules are adopted by the Texas Medical Board. The Texas Medical Board provides licensing data for respiratory care practitioners practicing in Texas. 

Information regarding the education requirements, licensure requirements, and responsibilities of respiratory care practitioners can be found on the website of the Texas Medical Board.

* Data prior to 2016 were obtained from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Last updated October 4, 2019