Other Work Incentive Participants

Other Work Incentive Participants Chart 9. Percentage distribution, by age and provision, December 2005 Recipients with income excluded under plans for achieving self-support (PASS), impairment-related work expenses (IRWE), or blind work expenses (BWE) were similar in age to all working recipients (Chart 3). PASS participants were somewhat older—53 percent were aged 40 or older, compared with 33 percent of those with IRWE and 42 percent of those with BWE.

Percent 35 PASS 30 IRWE BWE 25

20

15

10

5

0 Under 22 22–29 30–39 Age
SOURCE: Table 15.

40–49

50 or older

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Other Work Incentive Participants Chart 10. Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and provision, December 2005 The most frequently identified diagnosis varied among recipients who had income excluded under plans for achieving self-support (PASS), impairment-related work expenses (IRWE), or blind work expenses (BWE). Over half of the recipients who had some income excluded under IRWE were mentally retarded, and 41 percent of those with a PASS had other mental disorders. Over four-fifths of those with BWE had a nervous system disorder.

Percent 90 PASS 80 IRWE 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 BWE

Mental retardation

Other mental disorders

Nervous system and sense organs

Other physical disorders

Unknown

SOURCE: Table 16.

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Other Work Incentive Participants Table 14. Number, by state or other area and provision, December 2005
Plans for achieving self-support (PASS) a 1,582 25 7 15 27 414 17 9 0 0 35 27 9 28 31 16 33 20 63 b 38 26 80 41 35 8 20 24 20 6 10 3 4 80 69 3 35 7 27 19 8 Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 6,310 159 4 72 58 475 27 130 29 b 352 206 10 10 210 105 51 329 89 110 30 181 168 113 106 30 134 8 22 24 22 198 61 479 329 8 110 79 36 289 11 Blind work expenses (BWE) 2,552 26 b 29 20 397 30 23 9 4 99 50 10 b 55 44 58 28 38 34 12 38 212 87 49 32 38 9 10 14 8 47 13 202 111 3 89 20 30 103 9
(Continued)

State or area All areas Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island

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Other Work Incentive Participants Table 14. Number, by state or other area and provision, December 2005—Continued
Plans for achieving self-support (PASS) a 16 12 19 24 3 27 14 41 8 75 b b Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 66 13 121 306 46 7 482 104 31 265 4 b Blind work expenses (BWE) 30 5 36 177 13 4 62 42 16 72 b b

State or area South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Outlying area Northern Mariana Islands

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes 400 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources. b. Data are not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals. CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.workers@ssa.gov.

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Other Work Incentive Participants Table 15. Number, by selected characteristics and provision, December 2005
Plans for achieving self-support Characteristic Total Age Under 18 18–21 22–29 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–64 65 or older Sex Male Female Earned income b Wages Self-employment Earnings (dollars) None 65 or less 66–99 100–199 200–299 300–399 400–499 500–599 600–699 700–799 800–899 900–999 1,000 or more Unearned income b None Social Security Other pensions Income based on need Asset income Other (PASS) a 1,582 3 65 321 345 482 312 46 8 644 938 409 99 1,089 22 7 36 35 46 28 38 40 35 29 26 151 297 1,240 13 0 68 56 Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 6,310 5 312 2,042 1,874 1,254 588 133 102 3,446 2,864 6,233 101 0 499 256 932 828 734 636 568 383 299 199 152 824 2,700 3,259 35 c 433 198 Blind work expenses (BWE) 2,552 4 111 619 723 598 366 73 58 1,370 1,182 2,481 94 0 173 82 240 200 161 145 142 114 97 114 102 982 1,311 1,107 10 c 170 73

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes 400 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources. b. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some recipients may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income. c. Data are not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals. CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.workers@ssa.gov.

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Other Work Incentive Participants Table 16. Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and provision, December 2005
Plans for achieving self-support (PASS) a 1,582 100.0 0.9 2.3 1.8 6.0 4.4 9.1 31.4 1.1 0.4 1.2 0.9 0.6 7.3 13.1 0.4 0 0.3 18.7 Impairmentrelated work expenses (IRWE) 6,310 100.0 2.4 0.5 0.7 2.1 53.5 3.4 9.7 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.1 0.3 1.4 12.5 0.3 0 0.3 11.5

Diagnostic group Total Number Percent Congenital anomalies Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases Infectious and parasitic diseases Injuries Mental disorders Retardation Schizophrenia 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 b Respiratory system Skin and subcutaneous tissue Other Unknown

All blind and disabled recipients 4,082,870 100.0 0.6 3.5 1.6 2.6 21.7 9.9 26.1 1.1 0.4 4.5 0.9 1.0 10.2 7.8 2.1 0.2 0.2 5.6

Blind work expenses (BWE) 2,552 100.0 1.3 0.2 0.2 0 2.0 0 0.3 0.2 0 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 82.2 0 0 0.1 12.0

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Includes 400 persons with a PASS that excludes only resources. b. Most disabled recipients classified as blind are included in this category. A few blind recipients with a primary impairment other than diseases of the eye are coded in other categories. Also, a few recipients are classified with diseases of the eye, but their impairment does not meet the definition of blindness. CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.workers@ssa.gov.

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Other Work Incentive Participants Table 17. Percentage distribution of persons with income excluded, by amount excluded and provision, December 2005
Plans for achieving self-support (PASS) a 1,182 100.0 0.3 1.0 1.7 5.2 8.1 21.7 49.3 12.5 Impairment-related work expenses (IRWE) 6,310 100.0 18.9 23.6 32.5 15.4 4.4 3.4 1.5 0.3 Blind work expenses (BWE) 2,552 100.0 18.1 10.6 14.6 18.6 11.2 12.8 10.6 3.3

Amount excluded (dollars) Total Number Percent Under 25 25–49 50–99 100–199 200–299 300–499 500–999 1,000 or more

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data. a. Data do not include plans for achieving self-support that exclude only resources. CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.workers@ssa.gov.

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