Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2000

 

Benefits Awarded, Withheld, and Terminated

Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 23. By diagnostic group and sex, 2000
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total beneficiaries 675,600 n.a. 610,700 n.a. 27,600 n.a. 37,300 n.a.
Total with diagnosis 670,200 100.0 609,400 100.0 26,800 100.0 34,000 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 11,200 1.7 10,700 1.8 500 1.9 a a
Neoplasms 65,400 9.8 63,600 10.4 1,500 5.6 a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 19,400 2.9 17,100 2.8 2,100 7.8 a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1,800 0.3 1,500 0.3 a a a a
Mental disorders
Mental retardation 37,600 5.6 17,600 2.9 800 3.0 19,200 56.5
Other mental disorders 136,900 20.4 125,600 20.6 5,500 20.5 5,800 17.1
Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs 55,800 8.3 50,100 8.2 1,600 6.0 4,100 12.1
Diseases of the circulatory system 79,000 11.8 75,400 12.4 3,400 12.7 a a
Diseases of the respiratory system 27,800 4.2 26,200 4.3 1,300 4.9 a a
Diseases of the digestive system 12,900 1.9 12,700 2.1 a a a a
Diseases of the genitourinary system 15,400 2.3 14,900 2.5 a a a a
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,800 0.3 1,700 0.3 a a a a
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 162,800 24.3 153,600 25.2 8,600 32.1 600 2
Congenital anomalies 1,600 0.2 700 0.1 a a 900 2.7
Injuries 29,500 4.4 28,700 4.7 a a 500 1.5
Other 11,300 1.7 9,300 1.5 500 2 1,500 4.4
Men
Total with diagnosis 348,500 100.0 327,700 100.0 900 100.0 19,900 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 7,500 2.2 7,400 2.3 a a a a
Neoplasms 34,500 9.9 34,200 10.4 a a a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 9,400 2.7 9,300 2.8 a a a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 700 0.2 500 0.2 a a a a
Mental disorders
Mental retardation 22,100 6.3 11,400 3.5 a a 10,700 53.8
Other mental disorders 63,600 18.3 59,300 18.1 a a 4,200 21.1
Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs 29,900 8.6 27,300 8.3 a a 2,600 13.1
Diseases of the circulatory system 50,900 14.6 50,400 15.4 a a a a
Diseases of the respiratory system 12,800 3.7 12,700 3.9 a a a a
Diseases of the digestive system 6,900 2.0 6,900 2.1 a a a a
Diseases of the genitourinary system 9,200 2.6 9,100 2.8 a a a a
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 700 0.2 700 0.2 a a a a
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 74,000 21.2 73,800 22.5 a a a a
Congenital anomalies 1,000 0.3 700 0.2 a a a a
Injuries 19,700 5.7 19,400 5.9 a a a a
Other 5,600 1.6 4,600 1.4 a a 1,000 5.0
Women
Total with diagnosis 321,700 100.0 281,700 100.0 25,900 100.0 14,100 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 3,700 1.2 3,300 1.2 a a a a
Neoplasms 30,900 9.6 29,400 10.4 1,400 5.4 a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 10,000 3.1 7,800 2.8 2,000 7.7 a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1,100 0.3 1,000 0.4 a a a a
Mental disorders
Mental retardation 15,500 4.8 6,200 2.2 800 3.1 8,500 60.3
Other mental disorders 73,300 22.8 66,300 23.5 5,400 20.9 1,600 11.4
Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs 25,900 8.1 22,800 8.1 1,600 6.2 1,500 10.6
Diseases of the circulatory system 28,100 8.7 25,000 8.9 3,100 12.0 a a
Diseases of the respiratory system 15,000 4.7 13,500 4.8 1,300 5.0 a a
Diseases of the digestive system 6,000 1.9 5,800 2.1 a a a a
Diseases of the genitourinary system 6,200 1.9 5,800 2.1 a a a a
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,100 0.3 1,000 0.4 a a a a
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 88,800 27.6 79,800 28.3 8,400 32.4 600 4.3
Congenital anomalies 600 0.2 a a a a 600 4.3
Injuries 9,800 3.1 9,300 3.3 a a a a
Other 5,700 1.8 4,700 1.7 500 1.9 500 3.6
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file.
NOTE: Based on a 1 percent sample.
n.a. = not applicable.
a. Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.
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