1942

DEFECTIVES AND DELINQUENTS

96

No. 71.— F ir s t A dmissions to H o sp it a l s for M e n t a l D i s e a s e , b t
b y Sex: 1939 and 1940

P s y c h o s is ,

Ad­
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION mitted '
to
State
1910
11)40
hos­
Fe­ pitals,
Male Female total Total Male male 1940

NUMBER
PSYCHOSIS

1039,
total

Total

110,773 105,689 01,155 44,884 LOO.0 100.0 100.0 LOO.0
08,357 90,940 49,6L8 41,327 84.3 85.8 81.1 92.2
6.8 8.9 3. H
7,998 7,196 5,442 1,754 7.2
.8
374 1.4
1.2 1.4
861
Other forms of syphilis of tiie C. N. S. 1,533 1,235
.2
.2
.2
142
73
.3
288
215
A .4
225
198
.4
.4
423
489
736 4.8
4.6 6.7 1.6
4,788 4,845 4,109
Due. to drugs and otlier exogenous
.4
.7
.6
539
247
292
.5
671
.2
.8
504
.6
590
95
.5
583
11.8
11.
S
12,625 12,319 7,233 5,086 11 4 11*6
With otber disturbances of oireula.7
.7
305
419
.7
.7
724
751
732 l.fi
1.6 1.7 1.6
1,814 1,743 1,011
8.2 7.1 9.7
8,440 8,707 4,353 4,354 7.6
4.3 1.9 7.*
4,244 4,556 1,178 3,378 3.8
486
1.1
.8 1.4
650 1.1
Duo to other metabolic, etc., diseases. 1,289 1, 136
.2
.2
111
104
216
.3
.a
188
With organic changes of the nervous
.8
921
548
378
8
.9
897
4.2 3,0 5 8
4,200 4,423 1,808 2,615 3.8
11,132 10,433 4,311 6,122 10.0
0.8 7.0 13.7
Dementia praecos (schizophrenia)... 20,896 20,457 10,729 9,728 18.9 19.3 17.5 21.7
834
884 1.6
1.6 1.4 2.0
Paranoia and paranoid conditions— 1,804 1,718
.7
750
324 1.0
1,149 1,074
1.0 1.2
2,930 2,583 1,454 1,129 2.6
2.4 2.4 2.5
4,879
2,858
2,021
4.2
4.6
4.7
4.5
4,608
17,410 15,049 11, 542 3,507 in. r 14.2 18.9 7.8
.4
158
.4
.6
530
466
307
.6
1,723 1,623 1,013
610 1.6
1.5 1.7 1.4
7,486 7,142 6,257
885 6 8
6.7 10.2 2.0
. 1 .0
842
946
453
389
.9
.8
Personality disorders duetoepidemic
.1
.1
.1
1S4
109
83
26
.1
1,174 1,129
866
1.4
.6
263 1.1
1.1
451
241
152
.4
.4
393
.4
.3
3.2 3.8 2.3
4,972 3,346 2,322 1,024 4.5

No. 72.— P a t ie n t s

W ith P sy c h o s is in
D i s e a s e — D isch ar ges a n d D e a t h s ,
1039
Discharges

3&YCH0SIB

S t a t e H o sp it a l s
P sy c h o s is :

by

for

79,449
69, 511
6,012
986
171
290
3, 521
266
432
10,763
538
1,526
6,875
3,218
881
170
705
2,531
7,301
16,433
1,211
761
2,245
2,675
9, 938
333
1,383
4,348
406
48
768
279
2, 373

M en tal

1939 an d 1940
1010

Discharges
Deaths
Deat hs
in
in
Total1 Recov­ Im­ hospi­ TotaU Recov­ Im­ hospi­
ered proved tals
ered proved tals

46, 898 16,010 25,840 30,889 46,760 15,230 25,838 80,669
2,986
General paresis.............................. 2,676
311 1,089
339 2,035 3,329 2,611
591
136
396
489
G41
144
424
OtherformsofsyphilisoftheO.N. S..
495
115
144
19
05
100
148
24
93
With epidemic encephalitis.......... .
218
106
96
131
289
148
129
121
With other infectious diseases..........
619
559 3,646 2,119 1,327
Alcoholic......... .......................... 8*642 2,227 1*160
Dug to drugs and other exogenous
326
212
97
43
313
206
95
31
poisons................................... —
142
177
436
111
262
138
S47
101
Traumatic....................................
556 1,899 7,606 2,590
422 1,778
With cerebral arteriosclerosis.......... 2,882
7,807
232
128
316
362
81
201
With otherdisturbances ofcirculation.
65
120
649
162
854
100
798 1,019
With contulsive disorders............ . 1,049
647
640 5,581
971
86
602
5,878
109
Senile.......................................... 1,007
674
691 2,067
Involutional psychoses................... 1,783
643
700 1,113
720
482
649
674
316
290
451
Duo to other metabolic, etc., diseases.
298
304
Due to new growth........................
36
8
13
93
30
6
18
109
With organic changes of the nervous
26
177
306
459
system......................................
253
444
48
178
885 1,323
117 2,766
838 1,580
148
Psychoneuroses............................. 2, 513
2,213
Manic-depressive........................... 10, 646 6,041 4,002 2,344 10,355 5,634 4,116
Dementia praecox (schizophrenia)__ 12,877 2,496 8,618 5,204 12,748 2,459 8,533
5,084
614
96G
146
664
Paranoia and paranoid conditions__
936
175
475
454
374
372
With psychopathic personality,....... 1,048
585
72 1,037
589
72
457
With mental deficiency.................. 1, 821
487 1,012
735 1,655
949
813
548 1 643 1,376
229
681
All other with psychosis.................. 1,248 ■ 240
838
i Includes those dlsohargedlis unimproved or with condition not reported. Includes 620patients onfurlough in Alabama for 1910.

Soureo of tables 71 and 72: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; annual report, Patients in
Mental institutions,

1942

97

M E N T A L P A T IE N T S A N D P R I S O N E R S
No. 7 3 . — F ie s t Admissions to S t a t e H o s p i t a ls
P a t ie n t s W ith P sych o sis On l y — B y S e x a n d A

^h>

fo b
G r o u ps:

>•

ge

18*0

1930
Mala

Tl,!

39,303

31,091

09, fill

38,001

31,450

205
1,538
3,162
3,425
3, 903
3,833
3,105
2,972
3,204
2,893
2,507
2,602
5,631
425

144
1,263

336
2,003
5, 144
6,334
6,427
6, 752
fi, 806
5,478
6, 50#
4,035
4, m
4,416
10,487
307

106
1,712
2,1)27
3, 876
ii, 440
3, 714
3,00#
2, 07K

1,101

fi, 859
231

4,628

Total_______

;e:
Under 16 years.
15 to 19 ........ .
20 to 24______
26 to 29...........
30 to 34______
36 to 39...........
40 to 44___ ....
45 to 49_____
50 to 54..........
55 to 59..........
60 to 64..........
65 to 09..........
70 and ovor__
Age unknown.

349
2,709
5,382
0, 302
7,015
7,034
0,084
5,007
6,904
5,123
4,346
4,333
0,959
667

Female

Foinalo

M tilo

Total

Total

2,220
2,067
3,112
3, 201
2, 979
2, 935
2,700
2,230
1.830
1.831
4,328
242

139

2,217
2,053
2,1)78
3, (WK
2, 700
2,800

2, (Kl#
2, 120
i, o;m
1,868

2, DUO
2, H09
2, 023
2, M S

130

No. 74.— F ir s t

A dm issio ns to I n st it u t io n s f o k M e n t a l D e f e c t i v e s a n d
E p il e p t ic s — B y S e x , M e n t a l S t a t u s , an d TVpm rw E p i l e p s y : 1 9 3 0 - 1 0 4 0
1940 i
'

1939,1
total

STATUS AND TYPB

Total
Defective, total....................... ........
Idiot............ ...........................
Imbeoile............................... .
Moron............................ ........
Not reported-.................. ........
Epileptio, total........... .......... ........
Symptomatic...... ........... ........
Idiopathic....................... ........
Not reported......................... .
Neither defective nor epileptic- ........

8,109
1,192
2,540
4,042
335
1,715
548
1,016
151
800

Othor instilii CIOJlB

State institutions
Total
8,048
1,300
2,492
3,611
645
1,929
423
1,021

486
613

7,556
1.238
2,353
3,398
666
1,834
407
980
447
185

Male Female
3,984
060
1,213
1,785
336
1,067
246
666

256
96

Total
4D3

3, 671
<588
1,140
1,613
230
707

02

139
213
79
96
10
41
38
428

101

414
192
89

Mnlo Fomnlo
SOS
33
78

231
20

40
38

39
67
10
23
24
187

111

6

18
14
241

01
102

' First admissions on clinical diagnosis basis. In tallies 69 and 70, first admissions aro on logoi stotua
basis.
7 5 . — P b iso n e b s in S t a t e and F e d e r a l P e i s o n s a n d Ii.
R e c e iv e d F eom C ourts , b y C oloh, N a t i v i t y ,
G r o u ps, an d
19 38 ,

No.
1939,

and

1940

'

kfokmatouteh—
Bex:

Age

Note.—For States not reporting each year, see lieadnoto, table 77.
1940
coion, NATIVITY,
AND AGE

Total........

1938 1939

1019
1038

Fe­
Total Male male
73,450 69,743 3,713

Color and nativ­
ity:
White............ 49,714 47,971 51,631 49,394 2,237
Native........ 40,421 45,280 47,620 45,520 2,100
4,011 3,874
137
Foreign-born. 3,293 2,691
... 20,964
19,619 1,435
Negro...... ...... 17,845
41
All other_____
767 729 871 830
Age:
1
35
32
21 20
Under 16 years.
194
3,286 3,092
15 to 17........... 2,825 2,
166
18................. . 3,340 3,137 3,132 2,903
169
19.................. 3,577 3,701 3,713 3,544

1039

FoTotal Male male

Age—Continued

20......... .......

21 to 24......... .
25 to 29_______
30 to 34.............
35 to 39.........
40 to 44_______
45 to 49_______
50 to 54_______
55 to 59_______
00 to 64_______
66and over__ _
Unknown_____

3,368
13,134
12, 641
8,954
7,140
4, 732
3, 211
2,116

1, 208
619

001
929

3,427 3,662 3,469
12, 733 13,128 12, fill
12, 350 12,787 12,148
8, 780 0.744 0, 235
0.723 7, 602 7,207
4,509 fi, 1-13 fl, 157
3,163 3, 853 3,609
2, 079 2, 871 2,407
1, 244 1, 010 1, 603
663
854
827
007
088
673
, 18 1, 312 1,147

103
617
041
600
396
286
184
104
47
27
lfi

166

Source of tables 73,74, and 75: Department of Commerce, Bureau of th e C ensus; am raal rep o rts, Patients
in Mental Institutions, and Prisoners in State and Federal 1’risons a n d R eform atories,

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