Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2008

 

Benefits Awarded, Withheld, and Terminated

Disabled Workers Who Work

Table 52. Distribution of workers with benefits withheld because of substantial work, by diagnostic group and age, December 2008
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Number
Total 38,209 4,102 7,663 11,649 11,208 3,587
Congenital anomalies 122 46 33 27 11 5
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 806 51 136 251 266 102
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,002 30 179 472 279 42
Injuries 2,389 330 526 659 639 235
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,291 540 344 297 96 14
Other 12,141 1,562 3,098 4,057 2,889 535
Neoplasms 3,642 253 540 940 1,445 464
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 250 58 79 55 51 7
Circulatory system 1,681 57 196 362 681 385
Digestive system 927 47 144 245 391 100
Genitourinary system 1,452 153 384 465 378 72
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 7,308 193 749 2,247 2,883 1,236
Nervous system and sense organs 3,905 675 1,032 1,165 801 232
Respiratory system 508 27 82 135 181 83
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 100 10 25 37 25 3
Other 140 19 30 46 38 7
Unknown 545 51 86 189 154 65
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.1 1.2 1.8 2.2 2.4 2.8
Infectious and parasitic diseases 2.6 0.7 2.3 4.1 2.5 1.2
Injuries 6.3 8.0 6.9 5.7 5.7 6.6
Mental disorders
Retardation 3.4 13.2 4.5 2.5 0.9 0.4
Other 31.8 38.1 40.4 34.8 25.8 14.9
Neoplasms 9.5 6.2 7.0 8.1 12.9 12.9
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.7 1.4 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.2
Circulatory system 4.4 1.4 2.6 3.1 6.1 10.7
Digestive system 2.4 1.1 1.9 2.1 3.5 2.8
Genitourinary system 3.8 3.7 5.0 4.0 3.4 2.0
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 19.1 4.7 9.8 19.3 25.7 34.5
Nervous system and sense organs 10.2 16.5 13.5 10.0 7.1 6.5
Respiratory system 1.3 0.7 1.1 1.2 1.6 2.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1
Other 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2
Unknown 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.6 1.4 1.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: These data represent the total number of beneficiaries with benefits withheld in December 2008 regardless of when their benefits were initially withheld.
FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 53. Distribution of workers with benefits terminated because of successful return to work, by diagnostic group and age, 2008
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Number
Total 37,711 3,340 7,958 12,328 10,648 3,437
Congenital anomalies 112 31 36 30 11 4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 992 50 133 358 335 116
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,323 18 260 636 351 58
Injuries 1,908 168 441 608 507 184
Mental disorders
Retardation 2,673 678 966 695 295 39
Other 12,547 1,154 3,108 4,320 3,264 701
Neoplasms 1,765 104 249 484 682 246
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 285 76 85 66 49 9
Circulatory system 1,545 49 150 354 596 396
Digestive system 689 33 87 215 285 69
Genitourinary system 1,307 109 349 455 319 75
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 6,708 119 695 2,252 2,526 1,116
Nervous system and sense organs 4,298 664 1,152 1,361 902 219
Respiratory system 517 21 64 141 205 86
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 92 7 19 36 23 7
Other 86 11 12 32 25 6
Unknown 864 48 152 285 273 106
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.6 1.5 1.7 2.9 3.1 3.4
Infectious and parasitic diseases 3.5 0.5 3.3 5.2 3.3 1.7
Injuries 5.1 5.0 5.5 4.9 4.8 5.4
Mental disorders
Retardation 7.1 20.3 12.1 5.6 2.8 1.1
Other 33.3 34.6 39.1 35.0 30.7 20.4
Neoplasms 4.7 3.1 3.1 3.9 6.4 7.2
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.8 2.3 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.3
Circulatory system 4.1 1.5 1.9 2.9 5.6 11.5
Digestive system 1.8 1.0 1.1 1.7 2.7 2.0
Genitourinary system 3.5 3.3 4.4 3.7 3.0 2.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 17.8 3.6 8.7 18.3 23.7 32.5
Nervous system and sense organs 11.4 19.9 14.5 11.0 8.5 6.4
Respiratory system 1.4 0.6 0.8 1.1 1.9 2.5
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
Other 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
Unknown 2.3 1.4 1.9 2.3 2.6 3.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 54. Average monthly benefit for workers with benefits withheld, by diagnostic group and age, December 2008 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Total 1,185.60 879.50 1,088.20 1,194.10 1,305.50 1,341.00
Congenital anomalies 936.40 770.70 976.10 1,088.00 905.20 1,448.80
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,091.00 906.60 1,101.60 1,055.70 1,127.60 1,160.90
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,210.60 909.70 1,105.00 1,231.90 1,248.60 1,382.80
Injuries 1,289.20 1,039.60 1,219.30 1,330.30 1,392.70 1,399.60
Mental disorders
Retardation 777.00 743.80 801.50 818.20 746.20 789.10
Other 1,095.20 849.20 1,017.60 1,131.50 1,228.00 1,271.10
Neoplasms 1,413.00 1,003.30 1,352.70 1,424.30 1,492.80 1,435.50
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,246.90 1,011.70 1,115.80 1,354.40 1,530.20 1,764.60
Circulatory system 1,323.30 989.10 1,161.70 1,247.90 1,373.40 1,437.30
Digestive system 1,343.90 941.70 1,210.10 1,272.80 1,473.50 1,393.30
Genitourinary system 1,304.80 953.10 1,170.80 1,340.50 1,492.40 1,550.30
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,220.00 964.50 1,143.70 1,177.50 1,253.40 1,305.40
Nervous system and sense organs 1,138.10 878.80 1,089.70 1,180.60 1,298.90 1,339.10
Respiratory system 1,190.10 829.20 1,073.80 1,161.10 1,284.60 1,263.60
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,200.60 883.90 1,128.40 1,241.00 1,350.80 1,106.80
Other 1,213.20 725.90 1,062.10 1,253.10 1,450.40 1,634.60
Unknown 1,165.10 867.70 1,046.10 1,281.40 1,159.00 1,232.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 55. Average monthly benefit for workers with benefits terminated, by diagnostic group and age, 2008 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Total 1,042.50 885.00 963.20 1,034.30 1,123.60 1,157.50
Congenital anomalies 940.30 824.70 885.90 1,014.20 1,197.90 1,062.70
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 980.60 910.70 994.80 947.50 1,002.50 1,033.60
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,069.80 996.90 1,016.50 1,048.80 1,139.60 1,139.60
Injuries 1,147.20 999.10 1,101.20 1,145.70 1,195.60 1,264.50
Mental disorders
Retardation 784.10 773.60 769.10 787.30 844.70 824.90
Other 987.40 864.40 929.90 989.30 1,058.00 1,105.40
Neoplasms 1,297.60 1,050.60 1,232.30 1,305.80 1,362.80 1,271.20
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,060.50 966.30 993.90 1,019.40 1,338.30 1,272.50
Circulatory system 1,172.00 958.90 1,035.20 1,135.60 1,204.20 1,234.40
Digestive system 1,179.90 946.10 1,087.50 1,100.20 1,267.70 1,294.50
Genitourinary system 1,168.00 958.90 1,085.10 1,166.00 1,288.60 1,356.80
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,086.60 967.40 1,041.30 1,066.30 1,112.30 1,110.10
Nervous system and sense organs 1,043.00 927.60 979.20 1,048.00 1,156.40 1,229.70
Respiratory system 1,026.50 981.00 954.00 1,008.80 1,035.30 1,099.60
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,042.60 906.10 1,021.50 1,029.90 1,079.00 1,181.60
Other 1,104.80 903.70 977.80 1,064.60 1,298.60 1,134.00
Unknown 1,053.90 910.90 1,012.60 1,008.20 1,095.30 1,194.40
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 56. Distribution, by state or other area, 2008
State or area All workers,
December
Workers with benefits withheld
because of substantial work,
December
Workers with benefits terminated
because of successful return
to work, calendar year
Number Percentage of
all workers
Number Percentage of
all workers
All areas 7,426,691 38,209 0.5 37,711 0.5
Alabama 194,071 522 0.3 613 0.3
Alaska 10,961 105 1.0 83 0.8
Arizona 133,649 1,076 0.8 908 0.7
Arkansas 122,215 388 0.3 376 0.3
California 617,808 4,696 0.8 3,818 0.6
Colorado 84,316 438 0.5 500 0.6
Connecticut 72,928 545 0.7 505 0.7
Delaware 23,658 148 0.6 164 0.7
District of Columbia 11,244 49 0.4 115 1.0
Florida 434,247 1,714 0.4 2,536 0.6
Georgia 222,221 552 0.2 1,100 0.5
Hawaii 20,738 171 0.8 124 0.6
Idaho 34,610 199 0.6 172 0.5
Illinois 251,479 1,411 0.6 1,564 0.6
Indiana 165,211 629 0.4 693 0.4
Iowa 65,619 397 0.6 328 0.5
Kansas 61,391 339 0.6 330 0.5
Kentucky 181,635 636 0.4 517 0.3
Louisiana 128,159 709 0.6 631 0.5
Maine 52,756 304 0.6 284 0.5
Maryland 103,176 527 0.5 822 0.8
Massachusetts 172,985 1,566 0.9 1,463 0.8
Michigan 273,885 965 0.4 1,272 0.5
Minnesota 103,994 744 0.7 674 0.6
Mississippi 116,338 306 0.3 420 0.4
Missouri 182,085 799 0.4 744 0.4
Montana 23,872 104 0.4 80 0.3
Nebraska 36,511 236 0.6 199 0.5
Nevada 50,974 404 0.8 364 0.7
New Hampshire 38,101 334 0.9 320 0.8
New Jersey 169,800 1,129 0.7 894 0.5
New Mexico 53,200 261 0.5 246 0.5
New York 453,315 3,256 0.7 2,715 0.6
North Carolina 281,531 820 0.3 1,055 0.4
North Dakota 12,532 64 0.5 62 0.5
Ohio 275,449 1,243 0.5 1,448 0.5
Oklahoma 109,797 427 0.4 390 0.4
Oregon 86,460 474 0.5 372 0.4
Pennsylvania 339,369 2,211 0.7 1,828 0.5
Rhode Island 32,151 218 0.7 193 0.6
South Carolina 147,289 325 0.2 537 0.4
South Dakota 16,198 86 0.5 86 0.5
Tennessee 207,610 506 0.2 775 0.4
Texas 470,481 2,561 0.5 2,151 0.5
Utah 37,244 305 0.8 231 0.6
Vermont 18,690 173 0.9 141 0.8
Virginia 185,122 876 0.5 928 0.5
Washington 142,721 1,028 0.7 850 0.6
West Virginia 89,676 365 0.4 278 0.3
Wisconsin 128,745 644 0.5 622 0.5
Wyoming 10,852 78 0.7 64 0.6
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 150,180 112 0.1 106 0.1
Other a 17,442 34 0.2 20 0.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 57. Distribution, by sex and age, 2008
Age All workers,
December
Workers with benefits withheld
because of substantial work,
December
Workers with benefits terminated
because of successful return
to work, calendar year
Number Percentage of
all workers
Number Percentage of
all workers
All disabled workers
Total 7,426,691 38,209 0.5 37,711 0.5
Under 30 212,094 4,102 1.9 3,340 1.6
30–39 619,424 7,663 1.2 7,958 1.3
40–49 1,536,702 11,649 0.8 12,328 0.8
50–59 2,900,805 11,208 0.4 10,648 0.4
60–FRA 2,157,666 3,587 0.2 3,437 0.2
Men
Subtotal 3,924,524 20,584 0.5 20,319 0.5
Under 30 119,939 2,529 2.1 2,158 1.8
30–39 316,781 4,211 1.3 4,555 1.4
40–49 797,008 6,104 0.8 6,585 0.8
50–59 1,522,736 5,725 0.4 5,257 0.3
60–FRA 1,168,060 2,015 0.2 1,764 0.2
Women
Subtotal 3,502,167 17,625 0.5 17,392 0.5
Under 30 92,155 1,573 1.7 1,182 1.3
30–39 302,643 3,452 1.1 3,403 1.1
40–49 739,694 5,545 0.7 5,743 0.8
50–59 1,378,069 5,483 0.4 5,391 0.4
60–FRA 989,606 1,572 0.2 1,673 0.2
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Sheron M. Matthews (410) 966-4750 or di.asr@ssa.gov.