1929

72

MENTAL PATIENTS, FEBLE-MINDED, ANP EPILEPTICS

No. 71.-PA.TIENTS IN HOSPITALS FOR MENTAL DISEASE: 1880

1880 '

1890 ,

100£

1910

1923

Ratio :per 100,000 of population

Numoor on date of enumeration 1
Di'l'ision

TO

1923

1880

1890

190~

1910

1923

70,035
/iIl,881
31,355
28,637
13,450
14,936
6,471
18,476

121.1
80.0
56.7

168.8
116.3
97.2
101. 7
69.9
45.0
74.2
223.6

252.5
190.0
171. 9
149.1
100.1
81.8
125.0
257.2

271.2
226.0
194.9
103.0

300.4
255.0

--- --- - - ---- -- - United St.tes •• ___ • 40,942 74,028 150,161 187,791 8267,617 81.6 118.2 183.6 204.2
1145.0
-------------- - - - - - -352.7
New England ___________ --26,876 132.0 163.7 250.1 298. 8
7.693 14,855 19,580
6.294

Middle Atlantio________ . 12,710 21,435 42,582 02,380
Eust North CentraL ____ 8,966 15,674 33,039 41,246
West North CentraL ___ 3,493 8,641 18,595 22,683
South Atlantic __________ 4,660 9,007 16,514 19,952
East SOllth CentraL ____ 2,549 4,493 7,867 9,759
West South CentraL ___
8,413
2,043
6,Ola
800
MOllntain _______________
3,574
107
858
2,529
Pacinc_________________ . 2,363 4,184 8,180 10,204

61. 3

45.6
21.0
10.4
212.0

116. a

95.8
135.7
243.4

245.4

198.1
149.1
14.0.7
184.0
312.1

f

1 June

1, 1880 and 1890; Jan. 1, 1001, 1910, and 1923.

2 Total

number of insane onll1llomted, including those not in hospitals in 1880 and 1800, was 91,959 and
106,485 respect/'I'oly.
8 Includes patients of 1 State and 11 private hospitals fot whom indl'l'ldual sohedules were not roceived.

No. 72.-PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS FOR MENTAL DISEASE: By
Number enumerated

AGE GROUPS

POl' cent distribution

Age group
1890

1890

t90i

1910

19~a

- -A.Il-ageL
- -__________________________
- - - - - - 1 -14,028
- -150,161
- - ._-- - - - - - - - -100.0
187,791 265,820 100.0 100.0 100.0

-------------------112
341
634
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2

Under 15 yoars___________________________
51
15 to 24 years_____________________________ 4,621
25 to 4<1 years ________________________ .____ 80,340
45 to 59 years________________________ _____ 21,727
60 to 74 years_____________________________ 8,402

8,625
66,719
45,855
21,111

1,530

3,512

75 years and over_________________________
Age unknown ______________·._____________

1,351

10,113 14,110
70,351 100,757
60,142 82,240
28,531 45,429
6, 073 9, ToO
3,234 3,000

4,217

6.2
49.1
29.3
11.3
1. 8
2.1

5.7
4<1.4
30.5
14.1

2.8
2.3

0.4
42.3
32.0
15.2

3.2

1.7

5.3
41. 3

30.11
17.1

3.7
1.5

No. 78.-PATIENTS ADMITTED TO HOSPITALS FOR MENTA.L DISEASE
DURING 1922: By PSYCHOSIS
All classes
Psychosis

Nllmbel'

All olinical groups _______________
Senile _________________________________
With cerebral artoriosclerosis __________
Goneral paralysis ______________________
With cerebral syphilis _________________
Alcoholic ___________________________ .. _
Maniac-depressive____________________
Involution melanoholia________________
Dementia prlllcoJ( (schizophrenia)_. ___
Paranoia ______________________________
or paranoid conditions ______ .
Eplleptic
Ps~cboneuroses and neuroses __________
With psychopathic personallty________
With mental deficiency _______________

Percent

White
Male

Female
NIlU'I'e

dislribution

Foreignborn

Col-

Nati'l'- ol'cd
ityunknown

--- --- -_.- --- --- - 41,714 29,962 45,824 16,411
4,265
----------------- -.---6,176
6,845
9. Ii 3,563 3,282 3,952 1,883
518
492
71,616

100.0

3, '138
6,294
893
2,603
11,303
1,803
15,526
1,881
I, B13
2,777
914
1,899
All atllOr and unknown ________ • ______ 13,507

4.8
8.8
1.2
3.8
15.9
2.5
21. 7
2.6
2.5
3.9
1.3
2.6
18. 8

2,233

5,076

637
2,427
4,880
560

8,960
873
1,121
1,658
585
1,076
8,075

Source: Bllreau of the OensllS, Department ot Oommerce.

1,205
1,21B
256
266
6,513
1,243
6, li76
1,008
692
1,110
329
823
5,432

2,028
3,720
467
1,464
7,270
1,252

9,875

1,213
1,279
2,145

688

1,438
9,027

985
1,427
127
881
2,374
420
3,651
485
205
457
152
210
2,154

225
43B
59
235
610
95
609
85

200
709
240
113
1,138
36

1,391

98

74

255

119
23

[l{\

76
1,099

51

175
1,227

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