Data from the 1998 Survey of Mental Health Organizations (SMHO)
A data frame with 875 observations on the following variables.
Sample design stratum (1 = Psychiatric Hospital, private; 2 = Psychiatric Hospital, public; 3 = Residential, children; 4 = Residential, adults; 5 = General Hospital, public, inpatient or residential care; 6 = General Hospital, public, outpatient care only; 7 = General Hospital, private, inpatient or residential care; 8 = General Hospital, private, outpatient care only; 9 = Military Veterans, inpatient or residential care; 10 = Military Veterans, outpatient care only; 11 = Partial Care 12 = Outpatient care, private; 13 = Outpatient care, public; 14 = Multi-service, private; 15 = Multi-service, public; 16 = Substance Abuse)
Total inpatient beds
Total expenditures in 1998
Unduplicated client/patient count seen during year
End of year count of patients on the role
Number of inpatient visits during year
Number of outpatients on the rolls on the first day of the reporting year
Number of outpatients admitted, readmitted, or transferred to the organization during the reporting year for less than a 24 hour period and not overnight
Number of outpatient visits during the reporting year for less than a 24 hour period and not overnight
Number of emergency walk-ins during the reporting year
Number of visits for psychiatric rehabilitation services
Number of residential patients added during the reporting year or patients admitted for more than a 24 hour period
The 1998 SMHO was conducted by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It collected data on mental health care organizations and general hospitals that provide mental health care services, with an objective to develop national and state level estimates for total expenditure, full time equivalent staff, bed count, and total caseload by type of organization.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Manderscheid, R.W. and Henderson, M.J. (2002). Mental Health, United States, 2002. DHHS Publication No. SMA04-3938. Rockville MD USA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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