Awards to Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 26.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and sex, 2001
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s
Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

n.a.

44,300

n.a.

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

732,700

n.a.

661,900

n.a.

26,500

All disabled beneficiaries with diagnosis available
Total

727,200

Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

100.0

660,100

100.0

26,100

100.0

41,000

100.0

a

a

a

11,700
63,500

1.6
8.7

11,200
62,000

1.7
9.4

a
a

a

a

a

22,000

3.0

19,500

3.0

a

a

a

a

2,200

0.3

2,200

0.3

a

a

a

a

45,000
160,300

6.2
22.0

22,500
146,100

3.4
22.1

800
5,500

3.1
21.1

21,700
8,700

52.9
21.2

61,700
86,400
30,000
16,100
16,500
1,800

8.5
11.9
4.1
2.2
2.3
0.3

54,600
82,500
28,300
15,600
16,300
1,700

8.3
12.5
4.3
2.4
2.5
0.3

2,300

8.8

4,800

11.7

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

169,500
1,300
26,800
12,400

23.3
0.2
3.7
1.7

162,100

24.6

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

1,200

2.9

25,400
10,000

3.9
1.5

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

Men
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

383,600

100.0

359,200

100.0

1,200

100.0

23,200

100.0

7,200
32,400

1.9
8.5

7,000
32,200

2.0
9.0

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

10,800

2.8

10,600

3.0

a

a

a

a

1,100

0.3

1,100

0.3

a

a

a

a

24,600
72,500

6.4
18.9

12,500
67,400

3.5
18.8

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

31,400
59,900
16,100
9,300
10,100
800

8.2
15.6
4.2
2.4
2.6
0.2

28,300
59,200
16,000
9,200
10,100
800

7.9
16.5
4.5
2.6
2.8
0.2

a

a

a

a

83,800

21.9

83,500

23.3

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

17,700
5,500

4.6
1.4

17,000
4,300

4.7
1.2

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

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Table 26.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and sex, 2001—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s
Percent

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Women
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

343,600

100.0

300,900

100.0

24,900

100.0

17,800

100.0

4,500
31,100

1.3
9.1

4,200
29,800

1.4
9.9

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

11,200

3.3

8,900

3.0

a

a

a

a

1,100

0.3

1,100

0.4

a

a

a

a

20,400
87,800

5.9
25.6

10,000
78,700

3.3
26.2

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

30,300
26,500
13,900
6,800
6,400
1,000

8.8
7.7
4.1
2.0
1.9
0.3

26,300
23,300
12,300
6,400
6,200
900

8.7
7.7
4.1
2.1
2.1
0.3

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

85,700

24.9

78,600

26.1

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

9,100
6,900

2.7
2.0

8,400
5,700

2.8
1.9

a

a

a

a

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.

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Awards to Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 27.
Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2001
Workers

State or area
All areas a
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

661,900

100.0

867.70

26,500

100.0

538.30

44,300

100.0

426.50

19,300
900
12,400
9,000
55,600

2.9
0.1
1.9
1.4
8.4

857.10
1,007.00
908.30
904.90
843.40

b

b

b

1,300

2.9

335.30

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,200

4.5

636.80

900
500
4,000

2.0
1.1
9.0

601.40
536.60
482.40

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,200

4.5

677.80

1,500

3.4

505.60

800

3.0

606.10

900

2.0

298.60

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,400

5.3

723.20

b

b

b

1,300
1,000

2.9
2.3

414.70
508.40

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,000
800

3.8
3.0

610.50
479.70

500
1,300
700

1.1
2.9
1.6

415.10
380.20
373.90

b

b

b

b

b

b

500

1.9

441.20

b

b

b

1,100

4.2

623.90

b

b

b

500

1.9

345.80

1,000
1,200
1,800
1,100
600

2.3
2.7
4.1
2.5
1.4

438.00
424.70
428.20
317.20
328.90

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

6,700
7,800
3,100
1,700
39,100

1.0
1.2
0.5
0.3
5.9

861.50
873.80
913.40
641.50
831.70

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

22,100
2,100
2,300
23,800
14,100

3.3
0.3
0.4
3.6
2.1

820.80
821.80
901.40
953.30
939.40

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

7,200
5,400
14,100
10,900
4,500

1.1
0.8
2.1
1.7
0.7

796.40
940.00
771.30
803.70
845.60

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,600
13,600
24,100
10,000
11,600

1.6
2.1
3.6
1.5
1.8

986.40
894.40
900.60
903.10
774.80

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

16,400
1,400
3,300
4,400
4,000

2.5
0.2
0.5
0.7
0.6

834.00
1,021.80
855.50
955.30
891.60

700

2.6

594.60

1,100

2.5

385.00

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,600
3,800
41,400
22,800
900

3.0
0.6
6.3
3.4
0.1

962.80
815.60
908.90
847.10
788.70

b

b

b

600
2,200
1,800

2.3
8.3
6.8

521.90
526.20
312.60

1,500
300
4,100
1,300

3.4
0.7
9.3
2.9

462.60
454.40
566.80
413.10

b

b

b

b

b

b

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

23,100
9,800
7,200
36,500
2,000

3.5
1.5
1.1
5.5
0.3

880.60
835.00
952.20
842.90
1,004.20

1,400

5.3

634.40

2,200

5.0

446.10

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

900

3.4

589.70

2,100

4.7

320.10

b

b

b

b

b

b

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Table 27.
Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2001—Continued
Workers

State or area

Number

Percent

Widow(er)s
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

12,600
1,400
15,200
38,400
3,100

1.9
0.2
2.3
5.8
0.5

873.90
762.40
876.00
848.20
898.70

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,200
16,000
13,800
5,700
11,800
1,100

0.2
2.4
2.1
0.9
1.8
0.2

894.60
898.30
894.10
814.80
898.80
800.40

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other c

11,000
1,700

1.7
0.3

715.80
536.30

Adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

b

b

b

600

1.4

631.80

b

b

b

b

b

b

600
2,200

2.3
8.3

258.70
552.40

700
1,600

1.6
3.6

346.20
518.90

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

500

1.9

373.30

b

b

b

1,000
600

2.3
1.4

362.30
424.50

800

3.0

723.80

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,400

3.2

351.30

b

b

b

b

b

b

900

3.4

458.90

700

1.6

242.30

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.

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