Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 32.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, 2002
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled beneficiaries
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

805,311

100.0

730,383

100.0

28,339

100.0

46,589

100.0

1,956

0.2

1,113

0.2

42

0.1

801

1.7

24,170
11,402
29,920

3.0
1.4
3.7

21,830
10,966
28,170

3.0
1.5
3.9

2,007
227
707

7.1
0.8
2.5

333
209
1,043

0.7
0.4
2.2

45,030
179,930
71,816

5.6
22.3
8.9

22,352
162,961
70,369

3.1
22.3
9.6

1,095
6,299
1,181

3.9
22.2
4.2

21,583
10,670
266

46.3
22.9
0.6

2,773
88,598
16,459
17,010

0.3
11.0
2.0
2.1

2,491
85,252
15,976
16,412

0.3
11.7
2.2
2.2

46
2,988
386
345

0.2
10.5
1.4
1.2

236
358
97
253

0.5
0.8
0.2
0.5

195,631
70,210
32,307
1,711
2,048
14,340

24.3
8.7
4.0
0.2
0.3
1.8

186,923
62,519
30,591
1,609
1,866
8,983

25.6
8.6
4.2
0.2
0.3
1.2

8,120
2,001
1,618
72
41
1,164

28.7
7.1
5.7
0.3
0.1
4.1

588
5,690
98
30
141
4,193

1.3
12.2
0.2
0.1
0.3
9.0

100.0

1,366

100.0

26,906

100.0

a

a

a

Men
Subtotal
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

423,013

100.0

394,741

995

0.2

575

0.1

a

11,814
8,121
19,267

2.8
1.9
4.6

11,581
7,991
18,457

2.9
2.0
4.7

62
13
62

4.5
1.0
4.5

171
117
748

0.6
0.4
2.8

25,607
84,518
37,552

6.1
20.0
8.9

13,711
77,238
37,342

3.5
19.6
9.5

58
263
46

4.2
19.3
3.4

11,838
7,017
164

44.0
26.1
0.6

1,346
58,748
9,898
10,165

0.3
13.9
2.3
2.4

1,234
58,330
9,817
10,002

0.3
14.8
2.5
2.5

0
224
29
34

0
16.4
2.1
2.5

112
194
52
129

0.4
0.7
0.2
0.5

94,963
35,560
16,260
666
985
6,548

22.4
8.4
3.8
0.2
0.2
1.5

94,362
32,273
16,144
655
913
4,116

23.9
8.2
4.1
0.2
0.2
1.0

327
93
70

23.9
6.8
5.1

274
3,194
46

1.0
11.9
0.2

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

80

5.9

2,352

8.7
(Continued)

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Table 32.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, 2002—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

Women
Subtotal
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

382,298

100.0

335,642

100.0

26,973

100.0

19,683

100.0

961

0.3

538

0.2

a

a

a

a

12,356
3,281
10,653

3.2
0.9
2.8

10,249
2,975
9,713

3.1
0.9
2.9

1,945
214
645

7.2
0.8
2.4

162
92
295

0.8
0.5
1.5

19,423
95,412
34,264

5.1
25.0
9.0

8,641
85,723
33,027

2.6
25.5
9.8

1,037
6,036
1,135

3.8
22.4
4.2

9,745
3,653
102

49.5
18.6
0.5

1,427
29,850
6,561
6,845

0.4
7.8
1.7
1.8

1,257
26,922
6,159
6,410

0.4
8.0
1.8
1.9

46
2,764
357
311

0.2
10.2
1.3
1.2

124
164
45
124

0.6
0.8
0.2
0.6

100,668
34,650
16,047
1,045
1,063
7,792

26.3
9.1
4.2
0.3
0.3
2.0

92,561
30,246
14,447
954
953
4,867

27.6
9.0
4.3
0.3
0.3
1.5

7,793
1,908
1,548

28.9
7.1
5.7

314
2,496
52

1.6
12.7
0.3

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

a

1,084

4.0

1,841

9.4

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file.
NOTES: Excludes closed period awards and expedited reinstatement cases.
Effective 2001, the Social Security Administration initiated a special review of 130,000 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who are
potentially eligible for Social Security disability benefits due to earnings while receiving SSI. Many of these claims awarded since 2001 were
for individuals under age 35 who were diagnosed with a mental disorder.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information of particular individuals.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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Table 33.
Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2002
Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

730,383

100.0

898.60

28,339

100.0

564.40

46,589

100.0

429.00

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

19,646
1,203
13,503
11,561
65,635

2.7
0.2
1.8
1.6
9.0

876.80
931.40
912.10
854.90
862.80

921
27
409
520
1,986

3.2
0.1
1.4
1.8
7.0

533.60
631.50
603.90
494.90
608.20

1,121
74
605
608
3,878

2.4
0.2
1.3
1.3
8.3

409.10
354.00
484.90
380.40
466.60

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

7,101
7,045
2,258
1,180
39,862

1.0
1.0
0.3
0.2
5.5

914.00
960.10
927.90
818.20
891.20

219
193
59
35
1,512

0.8
0.7
0.2
0.1
5.3

559.70
549.20
563.70
502.90
528.50

372
545
109
66
2,191

0.8
1.2
0.2
0.1
4.7

462.10
416.00
499.00
443.40
413.20

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

21,127
2,272
3,420
28,029
16,580

2.9
0.3
0.5
3.8
2.3

893.70
923.60
877.40
940.60
925.00

960
68
116
994
625

3.4
0.2
0.4
3.5
2.2

518.00
536.80
573.70
591.10
598.70

1,184
157
183
2,033
1,109

2.5
0.3
0.4
4.4
2.4

423.00
434.10
424.60
439.00
447.50

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

6,674
5,765
16,286
13,866
4,829

0.9
0.8
2.2
1.9
0.7

884.90
883.70
868.90
866.50
817.10

206
235
844
831
149

0.7
0.8
3.0
2.9
0.5

547.80
571.20
572.70
595.80
574.10

532
411
901
1,074
257

1.1
0.9
1.9
2.3
0.6

391.20
409.00
413.30
401.40
375.40

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,032
16,483
28,495
10,546
10,807

1.4
2.3
3.9
1.4
1.5

943.40
887.10
942.30
909.50
860.00

331
434
1,067
240
619

1.2
1.5
3.8
0.8
2.2

586.40
566.00
641.10
604.50
527.80

503
1,117
1,925
714
725

1.1
2.4
4.1
1.5
1.6

494.70
447.70
466.70
428.70
383.60

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

17,288
2,043
3,749
6,067
3,811

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.8
0.5

896.90
855.60
868.40
936.40
905.60

684
71
112
171
109

2.4
0.3
0.4
0.6
0.4

561.00
631.80
543.80
624.80
526.50

1,076
161
282
183
171

2.3
0.3
0.6
0.4
0.4

416.50
361.60
394.00
453.70
423.50

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

17,734
5,103
44,196
27,092
1,210

2.4
0.7
6.1
3.7
0.2

1,009.90
828.80
970.90
892.50
854.20

561
169
1,588
1,083
56

2.0
0.6
5.6
3.8
0.2

569.00
607.80
578.50
474.50
420.80

1,181
314
3,323
1,406
116

2.5
0.7
7.1
3.0
0.2

480.20
397.80
456.80
412.00
368.80

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

25,669
10,227
8,326
33,593
3,016

3.5
1.4
1.1
4.6
0.4

890.20
871.30
920.90
903.10
847.40

1,179
492
297
1,288
76

4.2
1.7
1.0
4.5
0.3

601.60
568.00
577.20
606.10
533.30

1,889
562
529
2,169
177

4.1
1.2
1.1
4.7
0.4

431.50
442.50
435.10
435.20
411.10

State or area
All areas a

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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Table 33.
Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2002—Continued
Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

13,685
1,450
18,976
50,796
3,309

1.9
0.2
2.6
7.0
0.5

902.30
823.40
879.40
879.10
897.40

665
48
998
2,138
102

2.3
0.2
3.5
7.5
0.4

498.60
495.10
515.60
577.90
610.00

782
142
1,126
2,584
280

1.7
0.3
2.4
5.5
0.6

416.60
311.00
410.00
432.90
456.30

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,649
16,918
14,401
8,393
13,359
860

0.2
2.3
2.0
1.1
1.8
0.1

843.70
895.50
929.30
903.90
920.90
902.70

53
701
405
450
387
34

0.2
2.5
1.4
1.6
1.4
0.1

498.50
536.00
595.50
621.10
559.50
569.30

127
1,033
786
520
1,056
75

0.3
2.2
1.7
1.1
2.3
0.2

370.40
434.80
482.10
420.80
407.90
396.80

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other b

11,236
1,300

1.5
0.2

768.70
617.50

564
111

2.0
0.4

464.80
510.70

968
286

2.1
0.6

309.00
317.90

State or area

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file.
NOTES: Benefits awarded before December cost-of-living increase are converted to December rates before averages are computed.
Excludes closed period awards and expedited reinstatement cases.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

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