Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2009

 

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 2009
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Number
Total 35,244 3,571 6,861 10,326 10,793 3,693
Congenital anomalies 115 45 36 17 14 3
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 695 43 130 202 244 76
Infectious and parasitic diseases 883 25 147 394 279 38
Injuries 2,280 306 521 587 608 258
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,072 417 323 219 92 21
Other 10,836 1,322 2,709 3,514 2,772 519
Neoplasms 3,789 243 527 968 1,501 550
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 243 57 81 66 34 5
Circulatory system 1,547 52 169 314 615 397
Digestive system 894 56 121 241 368 108
Genitourinary system 1,378 147 337 464 350 80
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 6,841 177 680 1,961 2,769 1,254
Nervous system and sense organs 3,479 592 878 1,028 753 228
Respiratory system 506 28 75 129 195 79
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 86 4 20 31 25 6
Other 115 18 29 29 29 10
Unknown 485 39 78 162 145 61
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.3 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.0 1.2 1.9 2.0 2.3 2.1
Infectious and parasitic diseases 2.5 0.7 2.1 3.8 2.6 1.0
Injuries 6.5 8.6 7.6 5.7 5.6 7.0
Mental disorders
Retardation 3.0 11.7 4.7 2.1 0.9 0.6
Other 30.7 37.0 39.5 34.0 25.7 14.1
Neoplasms 10.8 6.8 7.7 9.4 13.9 14.9
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.7 1.6 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.1
Circulatory system 4.4 1.5 2.5 3.0 5.7 10.8
Digestive system 2.5 1.6 1.8 2.3 3.4 2.9
Genitourinary system 3.9 4.1 4.9 4.5 3.2 2.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 19.4 5.0 9.9 19.0 25.7 34.0
Nervous system and sense organs 9.9 16.6 12.8 10.0 7.0 6.2
Respiratory system 1.4 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.8 2.1
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Other 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Unknown 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.6 1.3 1.7
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 2009 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, 2009
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Number
Total 32,445 2,769 6,948 10,195 9,297 3,236
Congenital anomalies 88 31 31 13 8 5
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 826 28 110 266 298 124
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,069 17 218 495 278 61
Injuries 1,740 169 406 539 471 155
Mental disorders
Retardation 2,152 510 759 614 228 41
Other 10,841 1,020 2,699 3,644 2,836 642
Neoplasms 1,648 112 282 416 595 243
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 247 49 93 57 43 5
Circulatory system 1,326 34 132 283 528 349
Digestive system 616 28 93 175 246 74
Genitourinary system 1,140 83 317 380 280 80
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 5,808 123 585 1,780 2,265 1,055
Nervous system and sense organs 3,621 483 969 1,134 795 240
Respiratory system 427 24 76 114 142 71
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 86 5 23 38 17 3
Other 106 7 24 40 28 7
Unknown 704 46 131 207 239 81
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.2
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 2.5 1.0 1.6 2.6 3.2 3.8
Infectious and parasitic diseases 3.3 0.6 3.1 4.9 3.0 1.9
Injuries 5.4 6.1 5.8 5.3 5.1 4.8
Mental disorders
Retardation 6.6 18.4 10.9 6.0 2.5 1.3
Other 33.4 36.8 38.8 35.7 30.5 19.8
Neoplasms 5.1 4.0 4.1 4.1 6.4 7.5
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.8 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.2
Circulatory system 4.1 1.2 1.9 2.8 5.7 10.8
Digestive system 1.9 1.0 1.3 1.7 2.6 2.3
Genitourinary system 3.5 3.0 4.6 3.7 3.0 2.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 17.9 4.4 8.4 17.5 24.4 32.6
Nervous system and sense organs 11.2 17.4 13.9 11.1 8.6 7.4
Respiratory system 1.3 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.5 2.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2
Unknown 2.2 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.6 2.5
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 2009 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Total 1,235.10 972.80 1,150.30 1,235.70 1,336.30 1,349.20
Congenital anomalies 994.60 871.00 1,033.40 1,175.80 991.30 1,372.00
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,120.40 995.70 1,141.00 1,090.10 1,127.60 1,213.20
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,247.60 995.80 1,169.50 1,254.50 1,306.00 1,214.50
Injuries 1,343.10 1,124.60 1,335.40 1,358.20 1,427.20 1,385.50
Mental disorders
Retardation 842.50 829.30 867.80 867.10 755.20 839.90
Other 1,142.90 924.70 1,077.10 1,164.50 1,250.80 1,320.30
Neoplasms 1,452.30 1,107.80 1,368.50 1,440.40 1,532.60 1,486.80
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,228.60 988.60 1,174.30 1,317.20 1,539.50 1,561.00
Circulatory system 1,345.50 1,050.50 1,157.80 1,334.50 1,395.60 1,395.30
Digestive system 1,376.40 993.80 1,184.60 1,309.30 1,498.60 1,522.80
Genitourinary system 1,345.40 1,017.30 1,237.60 1,372.10 1,494.50 1,595.10
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,251.10 1,043.10 1,180.80 1,226.80 1,282.70 1,286.80
Nervous system and sense organs 1,202.40 1,007.80 1,173.70 1,223.00 1,332.90 1,295.00
Respiratory system 1,212.60 886.70 1,089.20 1,176.70 1,331.70 1,209.80
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,262.30 1,282.80 1,125.20 1,140.00 1,399.00 1,769.00
Other 1,225.80 937.50 1,123.90 1,271.40 1,352.80 1,539.40
Unknown 1,264.70 1,054.20 1,255.30 1,276.30 1,310.60 1,271.20
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, 2009 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Total 1,111.60 952.50 1,034.70 1,098.10 1,188.00 1,235.70
Congenital anomalies 1,019.70 807.20 1,019.10 1,430.40 1,169.20 1,033.40
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,059.80 959.80 1,032.60 1,026.80 1,066.30 1,161.90
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1,150.60 1,020.30 1,131.70 1,146.80 1,162.00 1,234.30
Injuries 1,232.40 1,118.10 1,148.60 1,240.70 1,307.80 1,318.50
Mental disorders
Retardation 833.00 839.90 820.50 815.40 912.60 801.00
Other 1,048.00 929.20 990.10 1,049.70 1,113.80 1,180.20
Neoplasms 1,381.80 1,111.80 1,290.30 1,398.20 1,439.90 1,442.00
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,161.10 1,089.60 1,068.90 1,203.40 1,387.50 1,146.60
Circulatory system 1,241.80 1,007.90 1,172.70 1,199.70 1,255.30 1,304.60
Digestive system 1,275.30 1,043.00 1,163.40 1,232.60 1,372.40 1,282.20
Genitourinary system 1,253.90 1,046.10 1,148.40 1,239.70 1,411.40 1,403.70
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,146.00 1,034.00 1,103.50 1,116.80 1,168.70 1,183.00
Nervous system and sense organs 1,112.30 967.30 1,071.70 1,092.80 1,206.70 1,347.80
Respiratory system 1,097.80 982.30 1,008.50 1,070.20 1,147.20 1,177.70
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,045.30 802.30 1,077.20 1,042.80 1,128.70 765.70
Other 1,203.30 1,018.80 1,188.60 1,065.00 1,442.10 1,273.30
Unknown 1,102.60 995.30 1,007.20 1,128.50 1,133.10 1,161.50
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, 2009
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 7,788,013 35,244 0.5 32,445 0.4
Alabama 204,570 486 0.2 636 0.3
Alaska 11,573 85 0.7 84 0.7
Arizona 138,395 875 0.6 821 0.6
Arkansas 128,369 373 0.3 361 0.3
California 639,263 4,111 0.6 3,442 0.5
Colorado 87,986 413 0.5 449 0.5
Connecticut 74,153 533 0.7 401 0.5
Delaware 24,936 143 0.6 148 0.6
District of Columbia 11,948 115 1.0 104 0.9
Florida 458,526 1,502 0.3 2,018 0.4
Georgia 236,869 515 0.2 1,204 0.5
Hawaii 21,698 150 0.7 108 0.5
Idaho 36,525 151 0.4 162 0.4
Illinois 262,225 1,330 0.5 1,316 0.5
Indiana 175,037 581 0.3 551 0.3
Iowa 68,425 350 0.5 286 0.4
Kansas 65,631 318 0.5 247 0.4
Kentucky 190,169 593 0.3 465 0.2
Louisiana 135,077 697 0.5 575 0.4
Maine 53,959 305 0.6 214 0.4
Maryland 108,605 556 0.5 740 0.7
Massachusetts 179,409 1,471 0.8 1,276 0.7
Michigan 293,302 904 0.3 959 0.3
Minnesota 109,473 653 0.6 598 0.5
Mississippi 121,217 297 0.2 322 0.3
Missouri 190,815 750 0.4 643 0.3
Montana 24,865 107 0.4 103 0.4
Nebraska 38,133 230 0.6 182 0.5
Nevada 52,776 325 0.6 329 0.6
New Hampshire 39,678 310 0.8 219 0.6
New Jersey 176,926 1,070 0.6 757 0.4
New Mexico 55,815 253 0.5 224 0.4
New York 470,786 3,172 0.7 2,114 0.4
North Carolina 296,116 732 0.2 919 0.3
North Dakota 12,873 65 0.5 68 0.5
Ohio 291,040 1,041 0.4 1,195 0.4
Oklahoma 114,708 452 0.4 323 0.3
Oregon 91,801 380 0.4 322 0.4
Pennsylvania 352,882 2,099 0.6 1,590 0.5
Rhode Island 32,963 197 0.6 135 0.4
South Carolina 156,502 276 0.2 433 0.3
South Dakota 16,867 78 0.5 85 0.5
Tennessee 217,955 427 0.2 649 0.3
Texas 499,731 2,557 0.5 1,933 0.4
Utah 39,318 229 0.6 211 0.5
Vermont 19,567 162 0.8 107 0.5
Virginia 190,962 751 0.4 722 0.4
Washington 150,082 942 0.6 731 0.5
West Virginia 91,273 320 0.4 237 0.3
Wisconsin 137,593 615 0.4 498 0.4
Wyoming 11,312 81 0.7 97 0.9
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 159,775 85 0.1 89 0.1
Other a 17,559 31 0.2 43 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.
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, 2009
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 7,788,013 35,244 0.5 32,445 0.4
Under 30 223,537 3,571 1.6 2,769 1.2
30–39 648,743 6,861 1.1 6,948 1.1
40–49 1,567,231 10,326 0.7 10,195 0.7
50–59 3,067,800 10,793 0.4 9,297 0.3
60–FRA 2,280,702 3,693 0.2 3,236 0.1
Men
Subtotal 4,100,400 18,603 0.5 17,380 0.4
Under 30 127,466 2,175 1.7 1,749 1.4
30–39 330,769 3,673 1.1 3,971 1.2
40–49 807,770 5,311 0.7 5,358 0.7
50–59 1,602,095 5,473 0.3 4,639 0.3
60–FRA 1,232,300 1,971 0.2 1,663 0.1
Women
Subtotal 3,687,613 16,641 0.5 15,065 0.4
Under 30 96,071 1,396 1.5 1,020 1.1
30–39 317,974 3,188 1.0 2,977 0.9
40–49 759,461 5,015 0.7 4,837 0.6
50–59 1,465,705 5,320 0.4 4,658 0.3
60–FRA 1,048,402 1,722 0.2 1,573 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.