Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2001

 

Benefits Awarded, Withheld, and Terminated

Awards to Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 26. Distribution, by diagnostic group and sex, 2001
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 732,700 n.a. 661,900 n.a. 26,500 n.a. 44,300 n.a.
All disabled beneficiaries with diagnosis available
Total 727,200 100.0 660,100 100.0 26,100 100.0 41,000 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 11,700 1.6 11,200 1.7 a a a a
Neoplasms 63,500 8.7 62,000 9.4 a a a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 22,000 3.0 19,500 3.0 a a a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 2,200 0.3 2,200 0.3 a a a a
Mental disorders
Retardation 45,000 6.2 22,500 3.4 800 3.1 21,700 52.9
Other 160,300 22.0 146,100 22.1 5,500 21.1 8,700 21.2
Diseases of the--
Nervous system and sense organs 61,700 8.5 54,600 8.3 2,300 8.8 4,800 11.7
Circulatory system 86,400 11.9 82,500 12.5 a a a a
Respiratory system 30,000 4.1 28,300 4.3 a a a a
Digestive system 16,100 2.2 15,600 2.4 a a a a
Genitourinary system 16,500 2.3 16,300 2.5 a a a a
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,800 0.3 1,700 0.3 a a a a
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 169,500 23.3 162,100 24.6 a a a a
Congenital anomalies 1,300 0.2 a a a a 1,200 2.9
Injuries 26,800 3.7 25,400 3.9 a a a a
Other 12,400 1.7 10,000 1.5 a a a a
Men
Subtotal 383,600 100.0 359,200 100.0 1,200 100.0 23,200 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 7,200 1.9 7,000 2.0 a a a a
Neoplasms 32,400 8.5 32,200 9.0 a a a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 10,800 2.8 10,600 3.0 a a a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1,100 0.3 1,100 0.3 a a a a
Mental disorders
Retardation 24,600 6.4 12,500 3.5 a a a a
Other 72,500 18.9 67,400 18.8 a a a a
Diseases of the--
Nervous system and sense organs 31,400 8.2 28,300 7.9 a a a a
Circulatory system 59,900 15.6 59,200 16.5 a a
Respiratory system 16,100 4.2 16,000 4.5 a a a a
Digestive system 9,300 2.4 9,200 2.6 a a a a
Genitourinary system 10,100 2.6 10,100 2.8 a a a a
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 800 0.2 800 0.2 a a a a
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 83,800 21.9 83,500 23.3 a a a a
Congenital anomalies a a a a a a a a
Injuries 17,700 4.6 17,000 4.7 a a a a
Other 5,500 1.4 4,300 1.2 a a a a
Women
Subtotal 343,600 100.0 300,900 100.0 24,900 100.0 17,800 100.0
Infectious and parasitic diseases 4,500 1.3 4,200 1.4 a a a a
Neoplasms 31,100 9.1 29,800 9.9 a a a a
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 11,200 3.3 8,900 3.0 a a a a
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 1,100 0.3 1,100 0.4 a a a a
Mental disorders
Retardation 20,400 5.9 10,000 3.3 a a a a
Other 87,800 25.6 78,700 26.2 a a a a
Diseases of the--
Nervous system and sense organs 30,300 8.8 26,300 8.7 a a a a
Circulatory system 26,500 7.7 23,300 7.7 a a a a
Respiratory system 13,900 4.1 12,300 4.1 a a a a
Digestive system 6,800 2.0 6,400 2.1 a a a a
Genitourinary system 6,400 1.9 6,200 2.1 a a a a
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,000 0.3 900 0.3 a a a a
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 85,700 24.9 78,600 26.1 a a a a
Congenital anomalies a a a a a a a a
Injuries 9,100 2.7 8,400 2.8 a a a a
Other 6,900 2.0 5,700 1.9 a a a a
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, based on a 1 percent sample.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 for further information.
Table 27. Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2001
State or area Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All areas a 661,900 100.0 867.70 26,500 100.0 538.30 44,300 100.0 426.50
Alabama 19,300 2.9 857.10 b b b 1,300 2.9 335.30
Alaska 900 0.1 1,007.00 b b b b b b
Arizona 12,400 1.9 908.30 b b b 900 2.0 601.40
Arkansas 9,000 1.4 904.90 b b b 500 1.1 536.60
California 55,600 8.4 843.40 1,200 4.5 636.80 4,000 9.0 482.40
Colorado 6,700 1.0 861.50 b b b b b b
Connecticut 7,800 1.2 873.80 b b b b b b
Delaware 3,100 0.5 913.40 b b b b b b
District of Columbia 1,700 0.3 641.50 b b b b b b
Florida 39,100 5.9 831.70 1,200 4.5 677.80 1,500 3.4 505.60
Georgia 22,100 3.3 820.80 800 3.0 606.10 900 2.0 298.60
Hawaii 2,100 0.3 821.80 b b b b b b
Idaho 2,300 0.4 901.40 b b b b b b
Illinois 23,800 3.6 953.30 1,400 5.3 723.20 1,300 2.9 414.70
Indiana 14,100 2.1 939.40 b b b 1,000 2.3 508.40
Iowa 7,200 1.1 796.40 b b b b b b
Kansas 5,400 0.8 940.00 b b b 500 1.1 415.10
Kentucky 14,100 2.1 771.30 1,000 3.8 610.50 1,300 2.9 380.20
Louisiana 10,900 1.7 803.70 800 3.0 479.70 700 1.6 373.90
Maine 4,500 0.7 845.60 b b b b b b
Maryland 10,600 1.6 986.40 500 1.9 441.20 1,000 2.3 438.00
Massachusetts 13,600 2.1 894.40 b b b 1,200 2.7 424.70
Michigan 24,100 3.6 900.60 1,100 4.2 623.90 1,800 4.1 428.20
Minnesota 10,000 1.5 903.10 b b b 1,100 2.5 317.20
Mississippi 11,600 1.8 774.80 500 1.9 345.80 600 1.4 328.90
Missouri 16,400 2.5 834.00 700 2.6 594.60 1,100 2.5 385.00
Montana 1,400 0.2 1,021.80 b b b b b b
Nebraska 3,300 0.5 855.50 b b b b b b
Nevada 4,400 0.7 955.30 b b b b b b
New Hampshire 4,000 0.6 891.60 b b b b b b
New Jersey 19,600 3.0 962.80 b b b 1,500 3.4 462.60
New Mexico 3,800 0.6 815.60 600 2.3 521.90 300 0.7 454.40
New York 41,400 6.3 908.90 2,200 8.3 526.20 4,100 9.3 566.80
North Carolina 22,800 3.4 847.10 1,800 6.8 312.60 1,300 2.9 413.10
North Dakota 900 0.1 788.70 b b b b b b
Ohio 23,100 3.5 880.60 1,400 5.3 634.40 2,200 5.0 446.10
Oklahoma 9,800 1.5 835.00 b b b b b b
Oregon 7,200 1.1 952.20 b b b b b b
Pennsylvania 36,500 5.5 842.90 900 3.4 589.70 2,100 4.7 320.10
Rhode Island 2,000 0.3 1,004.20 b b b b b b
South Carolina 12,600 1.9 873.90 b b b 600 1.4 631.80
South Dakota 1,400 0.2 762.40 b b b b b b
Tennessee 15,200 2.3 876.00 600 2.3 258.70 700 1.6 346.20
Texas 38,400 5.8 848.20 2,200 8.3 552.40 1,600 3.6 518.90
Utah 3,100 0.5 898.70 b b b b b b
Vermont 1,200 0.2 894.60 b b b b b b
Virginia 16,000 2.4 898.30 500 1.9 373.30 1,000 2.3 362.30
Washington 13,800 2.1 894.10 b b b 600 1.4 424.50
West Virginia 5,700 0.9 814.80 800 3.0 723.80 b b b
Wisconsin 11,800 1.8 898.80 b b b 1,400 3.2 351.30
Wyoming 1,100 0.2 800.40 b b b b b b
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 11,000 1.7 715.80 900 3.4 458.90 700 1.6 242.30
Other c 1,700 0.3 536.30 b b b b b b
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, based on a 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Benefits awarded before December cost-of-living increase are converted to December rates before averages are computed.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.
c. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-55366 for further information.