Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the number of male
deaf mutes exceeds that of the female. In 1871 there were in Prussia
12,736 male and 10,843 female deaf mutes. In England and Wales in 1883
there were 4,408 male and 3,280 female deaf mutes. In Staffordshire 264
males and 217 females. In Leicestershire 64 males and 50 females. In
Lincolnshire 112 males and 93 females. In Nottinghamshire 96 males and
75 females; and in Derbyshire 121 males and 88 females.