Disabled Workers

Table 18.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2002, selected years
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age Total, all ages Under 30

Percentage distribution
30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

All disabled workers
1996
1997
1998
1999

4,400
4,508
4,699
4,879

50.0
50.3
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.6
3.2
3.0
2.8

5.6
5.1
4.8
4.4

9.0
8.6
8.3
8.0

11.6
11.6
11.6
11.5

13.8
13.7
13.8
14.0

15.5
16.1
16.5
17.0

18.6
19.2
19.7
20.0

22.4
22.4
22.4
22.3

2000
2001
2002

5,042
5,268
5,540

50.8
50.9
51.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
3.0

4.1
4.0
3.8

7.6
7.2
6.7

11.4
11.1
10.8

14.1
14.1
14.1

17.6
17.7
17.5

20.3
20.7
21.3

22.3
22.4
22.7

3.3
7.5
6.8
7.5

3.0
7.6
6.9
6.2

4.9
10.4
10.9
9.7

16.6
15.4
15.2
15.8

26.7
24.7
23.2
23.2

44.9
33.3
33.7
33.0
33.1

Men
a

1960
1965
1970
1975

356
734
1,069
1,711

57.3
54.4
53.9
53.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.5
1.0
3.3
4.6

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1,928

52.9

100.0

4.1

a

9.6

6.0

8.9

14.3

24.0

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,746
1,731
1,748

53.2
52.9
52.5

100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
4.2
4.4

a

9.7
10.4
11.3

5.8
6.3
6.8

7.8
8.0
8.3

13.6
13.0
12.8

23.6
23.1
22.2

35.5
35.0
34.2

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

1,785
1,827
1,857
1,869
1,906

51.9
51.4
51.1
50.9
50.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.6
4.9
4.8
4.7
4.5

a

12.3
13.3
13.8
14.3
14.7

7.3
7.9
8.5
9.0
9.6

8.6
8.9
9.4
9.8
10.3

12.9
12.7
12.5
12.7
12.7

21.4
20.7
20.1
19.6
19.4

32.9
31.5
30.8
29.9
28.8

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,965
2,066
2,221
2,358
2,476

50.4
50.1
49.9
49.6
49.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.5
4.5
4.6
4.6
4.3

a

15.2
15.6
16.0
16.2
16.1

10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2
11.4

10.7
11.2
12.0
12.3
12.8

12.7
13.0
13.4
13.9
14.2

19.1
18.6
18.0
17.9
17.8

27.5
26.4
25.0
23.9
23.4

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

2,573
2,653
2,667
2,737
2,801

49.7
50.0
50.3
50.5
50.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
3.7
3.3
3.1
2.8

a

5.7
5.2
4.8
4.5

15.5
9.2
8.7
8.4
8.1

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.6
11.6

13.4
13.7
13.6
13.7
13.8

14.5
15.0
15.6
16.1
16.7

18.0
18.3
18.9
19.3
19.7

23.2
22.9
23.0
23.0
22.9

2000
2001
2002

2,856
2,948
3,067

50.8
51.0
51.1

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9
3.1

4.2
4.0
3.8

7.6
7.2
6.7

11.4
11.2
10.8

13.9
14.0
14.0

17.3
17.5
17.3

20.0
20.5
21.1

22.8
23.0
23.2

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a

(Continued)

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Table 18.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2002, selected years—Continued
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age Total, all ages Under 30

Percentage distribution
30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

3.2
5.4
5.1
6.1

3.2
6.3
5.6
5.3

5.3
9.8
10.1
9.0

19.4
16.2
15.9
16.3

31.4
27.3
26.0
25.5

37.2
34.3
35.3
34.5
35.0

Women
a

1960
1965
1970
1975

99
254
424
778

56.7
55.2
55.0
54.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.6
1.9
3.3

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

931

53.7

100.0

3.4

a

8.2

5.3

8.2

14.4

25.4

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

858
838
849

53.9
53.6
53.2

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.3
3.5
3.7

a

8.5
9.3
10.2

5.1
5.7
6.3

7.2
7.5
7.8

13.7
12.9
12.8

25.2
24.3
23.2

37.0
36.8
36.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

872
902
929
952
989

52.6
52.0
51.7
51.4
51.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
4.1
4.2
4.0
4.0

a

11.2
12.1
12.7
13.1
13.5

6.9
7.6
8.2
8.7
9.2

8.3
8.8
9.4
9.9
10.6

12.9
12.9
12.9
13.2
13.4

22.3
21.6
20.9
20.6
20.1

34.6
32.9
31.7
30.5
29.2

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,046
1,133
1,252
1,371
1,491

50.8
50.5
50.1
49.9
49.9

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.9
4.0
4.3
4.3
4.1

a

14.0
14.3
14.6
14.9
14.8

9.8
10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2

11.1
11.6
12.2
12.6
13.1

13.4
13.8
14.3
14.8
15.3

19.9
19.4
18.8
18.9
18.7

27.9
26.5
25.0
23.5
22.8

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

1,614
1,747
1,842
1,961
2,078

49.9
50.1
50.3
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
3.5
3.1
2.9
2.7

5.4
5.0
4.7
4.3

14.5
8.7
8.4
8.2
7.9

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.5
11.5

13.6
13.9
13.9
14.0
14.2

15.7
16.2
16.7
17.0
17.5

18.8
19.1
19.6
20.1
20.5

22.2
21.7
21.5
21.5
21.4

2000
2001
2002

2,186
2,320
2,472

50.8
50.9
51.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
2.9

4.1
4.0
3.9

7.5
7.1
6.8

11.3
11.1
10.8

14.3
14.3
14.3

17.9
18.0
17.7

20.7
21.1
21.5

21.6
21.7
22.1

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a
a

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.D4 for 1960–1995 data; data
for 1988 and 1990–1995 are based on a 10 percent sample file; Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data;
Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
NOTE: Combined data for men and women are not available before 1996.
a. Ages 30–34 were grouped with ages 35–39 before 1996.
b. Not available.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 19.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by age and sex,
December 2002
Total

Age
All disabled workers
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

Men

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

5,539,597

839.70

53,380
113,802
211,053
373,310
597,861
783,590
968,489
1,179,445
1,258,667

442.30
544.80
625.60
691.50
754.60
817.60
873.40
914.00
921.90

Women

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

834.30

3,067,251

944.20

935.60

2,472,346

710.10

708.70

452.00
549.50
627.20
689.00
749.40
810.50
865.80
906.70
917.20

31,766
63,209
115,537
205,703
331,233
430,073
529,700
647,716
712,314

451.90
558.70
641.00
713.00
796.00
888.60
977.90
1,061.30
1,087.40

460.80
561.80
639.80
706.80
786.90
877.30
966.50
1,051.10
1,080.40

21,614
50,593
95,516
167,607
266,628
353,517
438,789
531,729
546,353

428.20
527.30
606.90
665.10
703.10
731.20
747.40
734.50
706.00

439.10
534.20
612.10
667.10
702.90
729.10
744.20
730.90
704.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: The average monthly benefit includes secondary benefit amounts for some beneficiaries who are dually entitled. This results in the
average monthly benefit being larger than the average PIA for some age groups.
PIA = primary insurance amount.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 20.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseasesa

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

4,399,932
4,508,406
4,698,560
4,879,454
5,042,333

9,023
8,813
8,719
8,546
8,540

197,272
215,186
233,724
251,998
244,456

87,066
90,175
93,776
96,132
97,919

213,772
217,882
224,388
228,800
231,066

1,356,310
1,381,178
1,459,118
1,532,155
1,618,758

228,131
235,130
243,745
249,871
257,601

1,128,179
1,146,048
1,215,373
1,282,284
1,361,157

124,018
122,775
127,174
131,492
136,404

2001
2002

5,268,039
5,539,597

8,752
9,226

239,614
237,020

100,442
102,589

240,948
248,544

1,731,886
1,845,138

273,849
286,210

1,458,037
1,558,928

142,795
150,138

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.5
4.8
5.0
5.2
4.8

2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.9

4.9
4.8
4.8
4.7
4.6

30.8
30.6
31.1
31.4
32.1

5.2
5.2
5.2
5.1
5.1

25.6
25.4
25.9
26.3
27.0

2.8
2.7
2.7
2.7
2.7

2001
2002

100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2

4.5
4.3

1.9
1.9

4.6
4.5

32.9
33.3

5.2
5.2

27.7
28.1

2.7
2.7
(Continued)

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Table 20.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

10,539
10,926
11,349
11,687
12,070

517,503
522,047
526,573
528,627
532,998

54,585
57,383
61,541
65,887
69,735

65,425
69,300
74,888
79,524
84,687

906,882
962,915
1,024,053
1,086,432
1,152,231

404,618
420,755
441,016
460,133
479,246

152,217
155,028
159,869
162,863
166,054

10,818
11,267
11,826
12,151
12,351

85,115
95,708
110,377
117,326
113,167

204,769
167,068
130,169
105,701
82,651

2001
2002

12,847
13,708

543,516
558,736

74,680
80,396

88,949
93,645

1,231,184
1,324,762

505,162
533,774

170,383
176,941

12,787
13,429

113,558
9,447

50,536
142,104

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

11.8
11.6
11.2
10.8
10.6

1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.4

1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6
1.7

20.6
21.4
21.8
22.3
22.9

9.2
9.3
9.4
9.4
9.5

3.5
3.4
3.4
3.3
3.3

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

1.9
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.2

4.7
3.7
2.8
2.2
1.6

2001
2002

0.2
0.2

10.3
10.1

1.4
1.5

1.7
1.7

23.4
23.9

9.6
9.6

3.2
3.2

0.2
0.2

2.2
0.2

1.0
2.6

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 21.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseases a

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

1,917,424
1,908,103
1,949,052
1,986,422
2,012,615
2,066,094
2,132,996

4,782
4,570
4,503
4,494
4,619
4,883
5,290

76,546
80,950
85,500
89,365
80,869
74,292
69,229

63,819
65,212
66,208
66,245
65,695
65,047
64,075

110,910
110,461
111,266
111,502
110,125
112,969
113,785

865,928
852,279
874,231
891,469
912,048
961,757
1,005,189

164,041
167,052
170,694
172,232
174,759
183,934
190,646

701,887
685,227
703,537
719,237
737,289
777,823
814,543

41,232
39,783
40,638
41,799
42,656
44,537
45,994

45.2
44.7
44.9
44.9
45.3
46.5
47.1

8.6
8.8
8.8
8.7
8.7
8.9
8.9

36.6
35.9
36.1
36.2
36.6
37.6
38.2

2.2
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.2

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.0
4.2
4.4
4.5
4.0
3.6
3.2

3.3
3.4
3.4
3.3
3.3
3.1
3.0

5.8
5.8
5.7
5.6
5.5
5.5
5.3

(Continued)

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Table 21.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

6,711
6,809
6,991
7,103
7,245

86,607
85,953
84,674
83,736
84,362

24,535
25,428
27,219
29,109
30,357

36,214
37,896
39,949
41,571
43,333

265,043
271,682
284,291
297,185
309,327

202,169
204,222
208,607
211,731
215,744

24,862
24,750
25,822
26,226
26,718

4,926
5,140
5,314
5,467
5,785

37,745
43,124
50,140
51,848
53,437

65,395
49,844
33,699
27,572
20,595

2001
2002

7,646
8,072

85,819
87,860

31,789
33,120

44,628
45,957

322,713
340,244

221,321
228,658

27,472
28,441

5,613
5,843

44,428
4,060

11,180
47,179

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

4.5
4.5
4.3
4.2
4.2

1.3
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5

1.9
2.0
2.0
2.1
2.2

13.8
14.2
14.6
15.0
15.4

10.5
10.7
10.7
10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

2.0
2.3
2.6
2.6
2.7

3.4
2.6
1.7
1.4
1.0

2001
2002

0.4
0.4

4.2
4.1

1.5
1.6

2.2
2.2

15.6
16.0

10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3

0.3
0.3

2.2
0.2

0.5
2.2

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 22.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseases a

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2,482,508
2,600,303
2,749,508
2,893,032
3,029,718

4,241
4,243
4,216
4,052
3,921

120,726
134,236
148,224
162,633
163,587

23,247
24,963
27,568
29,887
32,224

102,862
107,421
113,122
117,298
120,941

490,382
528,899
584,887
640,686
697,278

64,090
68,078
73,051
77,639
82,842

426,292
460,821
511,836
563,047
614,436

82,786
82,992
86,536
89,693
93,748

2001
2002

3,201,945
3,406,601

3,869
3,936

165,322
167,791

35,395
38,514

127,979
134,759

770,129
839,949

89,915
95,564

680,214
744,385

98,258
104,144

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1

4.9
5.2
5.4
5.6
5.4

0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1

4.1
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.0

19.8
20.3
21.3
22.2
23.0

2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
2.7

17.2
17.7
18.6
19.5
20.3

3.3
3.2
3.1
3.1
3.1

2001
2002

100.0
100.0

0.1
0.1

5.2
4.9

1.1
1.1

4.0
4.0

24.0
24.7

2.8
2.8

21.2
21.9

3.1
3.1
(Continued)

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Table 22.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

3,828
4,117
4,358
4,584
4,825

430,896
436,094
441,899
444,891
448,636

30,050
31,955
34,322
36,778
39,378

29,211
31,404
34,939
37,953
41,354

641,839
691,233
739,762
789,247
842,904

202,449
216,533
232,409
248,402
263,502

127,355
130,278
134,047
136,637
139,336

5,892
6,127
6,512
6,684
6,866

47,370
52,584
60,237
65,478
69,162

139,374
117,224
96,470
78,129
62,056

2001
2002

5,201
5,636

457,697
470,876

42,891
47,276

44,321
47,688

908,471
984,518

283,841
305,116

142,911
148,500

7,174
7,586

69,130
5,387

39,356
94,925

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

17.4
16.8
16.1
15.4
14.8

1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3

1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4

25.9
26.6
26.9
27.3
27.8

8.2
8.3
8.5
8.6
8.7

5.1
5.0
4.9
4.7
4.6

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

1.9
2.0
2.2
2.3
2.3

5.6
4.5
3.5
2.7
2.0

2001
2002

0.2
0.2

14.3
13.8

1.3
1.4

1.4
1.4

28.4
28.9

8.9
9.0

4.5
4.4

0.2
0.2

2.2
0.2

1.2
2.8

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 23.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and age, December 2002
Diagnostic group

Total

Under 30

30–39

40–49

50–59

60–64

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

5,539,597

167,182

584,363

1,381,451

2,147,934

1,258,667

9,226

1,190

1,852

2,248

2,514

1,422

237,020
102,589
248,544

2,809
1,865
10,499

16,041
21,594
34,673

50,379
40,616
68,613

106,407
29,086
85,679

61,384
9,428
49,080

286,210
1,558,928
150,138

32,670
71,863
3,993

66,166
236,757
11,210

91,810
505,923
30,791

72,515
556,285
62,259

23,049
188,100
41,885

13,708
558,736
80,396
93,645

1,716
3,049
1,671
4,483

2,721
15,965
7,374
14,614

3,635
68,846
24,075
26,860

3,815
246,249
32,568
33,647

1,821
224,627
14,708
14,041

1,324,762
533,774
176,941
13,429
9,447
142,104

7,062
19,586
1,168
364
369
2,825

68,374
67,774
5,515
1,647
1,099
10,987

264,808
141,298
21,758
3,832
2,592
33,367

573,317
201,110
75,745
5,062
3,711
57,965

411,201
104,006
72,755
2,524
1,676
36,960

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

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

0.2

0.7

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

4.3
1.9
4.5

1.7
1.1
6.3

2.7
3.7
5.9

3.6
2.9
5.0

5.0
1.4
4.0

4.9
0.7
3.9

5.2
28.1
2.7

19.5
43.0
2.4

11.3
40.5
1.9

6.6
36.6
2.2

3.4
25.9
2.9

1.8
14.9
3.3

0.2
10.1
1.5
1.7

1.0
1.8
1.0
2.7

0.5
2.7
1.3
2.5

0.3
5.0
1.7
1.9

0.2
11.5
1.5
1.6

0.1
17.8
1.2
1.1

23.9
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.6

4.2
11.7
0.7
0.2
0.2
1.7

11.7
11.6
0.9
0.3
0.2
1.9

19.2
10.2
1.6
0.3
0.2
2.4

26.7
9.4
3.5
0.2
0.2
2.7

32.7
8.3
5.8
0.2
0.1
2.9

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 24.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker’s smaller primary insurance
amount and sex, December 2002
Total
Primary insurance amount (dollars)

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

174,799

100.0

40,749

100.0

134,050

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

29,349
27,588
31,181

16.8
15.8
17.8

9,474
9,780
8,898

23.2
24.0
21.8

19,875
17,808
22,283

14.8
13.3
16.6

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

36,377
22,065
12,832
7,294
4,009

20.8
12.6
7.3
4.2
2.3

7,141
2,795
1,173
631
331

17.5
6.9
2.9
1.5
0.8

29,236
19,270
11,659
6,663
3,678

21.8
14.4
8.7
5.0
2.7

2,014
2,090

1.2
1.2

211
315

0.5
0.8

1,803
1,775

1.3
1.3

All disabled workers

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00 or more
Average benefit (dollars)

507.40

430.30

530.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 25.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit and sex,
December 2002
Total

Men

Women

Type of secondary benefit

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

a

174,799

100.0

40,749

100.0

134,050

100.0

18,899
23,029
69,442
1,908
61,520

10.8
13.2
39.7
1.1
35.2

145
568
1,974
65
37,997

0.4
1.4
4.8
0.2
93.2

18,754
22,461
67,468
1,843
23,523

14.0
16.8
50.3
1.4
17.5

All disabled workers

Spouses
Widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Surviving mothers and fathers
Disabled adult children

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes a few individuals who are receiving parents benefits.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

All disabled workers
a

5,539,597

53,380

324,855

971,171

1,752,079

2,438,112

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

139,276
8,197
97,886
85,310
470,665

984
106
1,021
653
3,394

7,635
650
6,101
4,441
25,814

23,653
1,687
16,902
13,617
83,922

45,891
2,653
31,193
26,728
151,945

61,113
3,101
42,669
39,871
205,590

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

63,770
58,123
16,492
8,608
339,296

668
708
162
89
2,815

3,625
3,890
984
516
17,542

11,736
11,797
3,258
1,800
58,565

21,678
17,436
5,272
2,920
105,691

26,063
24,292
6,816
3,283
154,683

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

171,333
15,844
23,513
191,744
120,126

1,318
82
350
2,657
1,470

9,091
933
1,693
13,193
8,166

28,789
2,862
4,003
35,031
21,787

54,826
5,161
7,173
59,532
37,569

77,309
6,806
10,294
81,331
51,134

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

51,446
45,339
137,541
98,302
38,926

866
674
1,133
792
500

3,996
3,076
8,059
5,108
2,856

9,423
8,489
23,725
16,794
7,986

15,965
14,350
44,497
32,252
12,093

21,196
18,750
60,127
43,356
15,491

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

76,354
132,229
203,632
75,509
93,231

730
1,866
2,508
1,540
729

4,663
9,844
12,989
6,235
5,541

14,687
28,237
34,859
14,819
15,874

24,168
40,853
66,228
23,389
30,358

32,106
51,429
87,048
29,526
40,729

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

135,948
18,077
27,999
37,072
25,971

1,424
190
459
298
421

8,262
975
2,059
2,024
1,962

24,631
2,971
5,222
5,950
5,617

42,569
5,695
8,565
11,121
7,995

59,062
8,246
11,694
17,679
9,976

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

133,918
35,601
359,653
213,194
9,654

993
361
2,463
1,688
146

7,561
1,996
19,177
11,361
685

24,755
5,905
65,157
34,772
1,689

40,145
11,553
110,563
67,068
2,956

60,464
15,786
162,293
98,305
4,178

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

208,282
72,737
63,547
241,917
25,225

3,195
639
571
2,671
250

14,928
3,710
4,067
14,915
1,616

36,666
11,493
10,213
43,363
4,774

64,862
22,427
20,052
75,308
8,090

88,631
34,468
28,644
105,660
10,495

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

112,264
12,754
155,631
296,565
24,186

746
228
1,185
2,613
401

5,494
857
8,745
16,433
2,082

17,847
2,275
26,426
50,625
4,542

35,920
4,023
49,089
94,690
7,295

52,257
5,371
70,186
132,204
9,866

All areas

(Continued)

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Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

All disabled workers (cont.)
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

13,543
139,695
101,078
67,905
91,892
8,379

200
1,260
1,045
316
1,593
97

1,000
7,890
6,504
3,103
6,869
526

2,662
24,678
17,873
9,902
17,084
1,430

4,240
44,430
32,232
22,343
28,813
2,675

5,441
61,437
43,424
32,241
37,533
3,651

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,042
875
145
128,630
1,407

b

b

b

b

75
181
36
16,680
200

327
271
48
43,317
376

626
360
42
65,512
766

1,163

3,180

7,478

Foreign countries

12,051

b

b

89

3,032

b

b

b

b

Men
a

3,067,251

31,766

178,746

536,936

959,773

1,360,030

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

76,456
4,666
53,045
48,074
257,926

609
68
616
406
2,085

4,226
393
3,245
2,445
14,805

12,896
938
9,005
7,605
47,781

24,788
1,471
16,598
15,078
82,096

33,937
1,796
23,581
22,540
111,159

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

34,032
31,198
8,437
4,772
188,288

405
415
80
52
1,704

1,985
2,121
509
293
9,760

6,257
6,284
1,686
1,082
32,844

11,474
9,200
2,615
1,670
57,736

13,911
13,178
3,547
1,675
86,244

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

91,820
9,560
13,451
105,170
65,059

805
42
201
1,525
841

5,084
554
950
7,179
4,380

15,833
1,794
2,262
19,326
11,767

29,121
3,093
3,975
32,183
20,070

40,977
4,077
6,063
44,957
28,001

28,104
23,930
82,810
63,502
22,516

535
395
670
494
294

2,131
1,618
4,535
3,117
1,556

5,089
4,372
13,934
10,867
4,544

8,656
7,513
27,108
20,907
6,978

11,693
10,032
36,563
28,117
9,144

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

40,753
70,488
111,459
41,066
51,344

469
1,028
1,426
899
465

2,534
4,908
7,049
3,301
3,016

7,979
15,003
19,140
7,711
8,688

12,558
21,948
35,834
12,543
16,685

17,213
27,601
48,010
16,612
22,490

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

73,982
10,741
14,685
19,879
13,259

838
117
265
178
216

4,598
555
1,069
1,050
954

13,474
1,729
2,592
3,091
2,714

22,838
3,354
4,455
5,832
4,071

32,234
4,986
6,304
9,728
5,304

All areas

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

76 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

Men (cont.)
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

69,812
21,614
198,254
110,425
5,555

595
232
1,522
1,050
101

3,954
1,215
10,516
6,219
385

12,716
3,559
35,920
18,146
938

20,581
6,964
60,708
34,108
1,672

31,966
9,644
89,588
50,902
2,459

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

117,924
40,736
35,813
134,986
13,421

1,840
376
366
1,555
141

8,240
2,180
2,345
7,837
862

20,490
6,638
5,664
23,792
2,563

36,265
12,375
11,042
41,554
4,306

51,089
19,167
16,396
60,248
5,549

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

58,930
7,111
83,822
169,801
13,189

445
134
707
1,575
239

2,983
451
4,642
9,490
1,097

9,371
1,179
13,997
29,363
2,502

18,552
2,250
26,153
53,350
3,894

27,579
3,097
38,323
76,023
5,457

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

7,676
76,901
56,191
46,108
49,958
4,789

125
759
622
199
903
56

542
4,217
3,724
1,905
3,534
301

1,488
13,338
10,001
6,437
8,990
827

2,346
24,336
17,533
15,205
15,416
1,486

3,175
34,251
24,311
22,362
21,115
2,119

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

626
566
100
72,858
793

b

b

b

b

121

b

b

b

67

1,950

b

b

9,608
119

184
182
29
24,240
190

376

b

36,993
450

b

b

798

2,388

5,447

Foreign countries

8,779

b
b

Women
All areas

a

2,472,346

21,614

146,109

434,235

792,306

1,078,082

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

62,820
3,531
44,841
37,236
212,739

375
38
405
247
1,309

3,409
257
2,856
1,996
11,009

10,757
749
7,897
6,012
36,141

21,103
1,182
14,595
11,650
69,849

27,176
1,305
19,088
17,331
94,431

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

29,738
26,925
8,055
3,836
151,008

263
293
82
37
1,111

1,640
1,769
475
223
7,782

5,479
5,513
1,572
718
25,721

10,204
8,236
2,657
1,250
47,955

12,152
11,114
3,269
1,608
68,439

79,513
6,284
10,062
86,574
55,067

513
40
149
1,132
629

4,007
379
743
6,014
3,786

12,956
1,068
1,741
15,705
10,020

25,705
2,068
3,198
27,349
17,499

36,332
2,729
4,231
36,374
23,133

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

(Continued)

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Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

Women (cont.)
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

23,342
21,409
54,731
34,800
16,410

331
279
463
298
206

1,865
1,458
3,524
1,991
1,300

4,334
4,117
9,791
5,927
3,442

7,309
6,837
17,389
11,345
5,115

9,503
8,718
23,564
15,239
6,347

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

35,601
61,741
92,173
34,443
41,887

261
838
1,082
641
264

2,129
4,936
5,940
2,934
2,525

6,708
13,234
15,719
7,108
7,186

11,610
18,905
30,394
10,846
13,673

14,893
23,828
39,038
12,914
18,239

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

61,966
7,336
13,314
17,193
12,712

586
73
194
120
205

3,664
420
990
974
1,008

11,157
1,242
2,630
2,859
2,903

19,731
2,341
4,110
5,289
3,924

26,828
3,260
5,390
7,951
4,672

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

64,106
13,987
161,399
102,769
4,099

398
129
941
638
45

3,607
781
8,661
5,142
300

12,039
2,346
29,237
16,626
751

19,564
4,589
49,855
32,960
1,284

28,498
6,142
72,705
47,403
1,719

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

90,358
32,001
27,734
106,931
11,804

1,355
263
205
1,116
109

6,688
1,530
1,722
7,078
754

16,176
4,855
4,549
19,571
2,211

28,597
10,052
9,010
33,754
3,784

37,542
15,301
12,248
45,412
4,946

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

53,334
5,643
71,809
126,764
10,997

301
94
478
1,038
162

2,511
406
4,103
6,943
985

8,476
1,096
12,429
21,262
2,040

17,368
1,773
22,936
41,340
3,401

24,678
2,274
31,863
56,181
4,409

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

5,867
62,794
44,887
21,797
41,934
3,590

75
501
423
117
690
41

458
3,673
2,780
1,198
3,335
225

1,174
11,340
7,872
3,465
8,094
603

1,894
20,094
14,699
7,138
13,397
1,189

2,266
27,186
19,113
9,879
16,418
1,532

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

416
309
45
55,772
614

b

b

b

b

60

b

b

b

22

1,082

b

b

7,072
81

143
89
19
19,077
186

250

b

28,519
316

b

b

365

792

2,031

Foreign countries

3,272

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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