Hospital Snapshot, July 1951

16 05 2011

The following statistics relate to a snapshot of hospital operations in July 1951, and were part of a collection of monthly reports compiled in a 4-A Report for the years 1951-1953 (T2011.002.054).


Inmate Statistics:

Population at beginning of the month 3,016
New Admissions 130
Returned Escapees 11
Returned paroles 54
Discharged 72
Paroled 89
Escaped 16
Died 19
Transferred 3

Population at End of Month


The per capita cost per month for a patient at the Oregon State Hospital in 1951 was $61.14, broken down by the following:

Foodstuffs: $.30
Capital: $1.397
Payroll: $41.65
All other expenses: $19.49




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