7.

F SSI: Disability
Table 7.F1.—Number and percentage distribution of blind and disabled persons under age 65 receiving federally
administered payments and not transferred from prior state programs, by diagnostic group, December 1999
Number

Percentage distribution

Aged 18–64

Under age 18,
blind and
Disabled
disabled

Aged 18–64

Total

Blind

Total

Blind

Total ..............................................................

4,538,033

51,343

3,639,627

847,063

...

...

...

...

Diagnosis available .........................................

4,025,815

42,945

3,178,485

804,385

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases .............................
Neoplasms ...............................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases........
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs ..........
Mental disorders (other than mental retardation).....
Mental retardation ....................................................
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs......................
Circulatory system................................................
Respiratory system ..............................................
Digestive system ..................................................
Genitourinary system ...........................................
Skin and subcutaneous tissue .............................
Musculoskeletal system .......................................
Congenital anomalies ..............................................
Injuries .....................................................................
Other........................................................................

73,538
51,326
186,317
25,544
1,294,064
1,062,530

146
86
576
8
373
886

70,278
41,647
179,145
12,969
1,089,617
775,523

3,114
9,593
6,596
12,567
204,074
286,121

1.8
1.3
4.6
.6
32.1
26.4

.3
.2
1.3
0
.9
2.1

2.2
1.3
5.6
.4
34.3
24.4

.4
1.2
.8
1.6
25.4
35.6

365,529
186,909
107,046
31,940
40,701
6,288
318,388
57,094
97,762
120,839

39,093
707
30
21
141
19
138
429
197
95

228,981
181,782
81,344
28,733
38,130
5,404
310,582
13,983
93,281
27,086

97,455
4,420
25,672
3,186
2,430
865
7,668
42,682
4,284
93,658

9.1
4.6
2.7
.8
1.0
.2
7.9
1.4
2.4
3.0

91.0
1.6
.1
0
.3
0
.3
1.0
.5
.2

7.2
5.7
2.6
.9
1.2
.2
9.8
.4
2.9
.9

12.1
.5
3.2
.4
.3
.1
1.0
5.3
.5
11.6

Diagnostic group

Disabled

Under age 18,
blind and
disabled

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Table 7.F2.—Number and percentage distribution of blind and disabled persons under age 65 receiving federally
administered payments, by diagnostic group, age, and sex, December 1999
Age
Diagnostic group

Total

Under 5

5–12

13–17

18–21

22–29

30–39

40–49

50–59

60–64

Total
Total ..............................................................

4,538,033

127,594

428,814

290,655

228,286

465,763

753,726

907,097

894,553

441,545

Diagnosis available, number ...........................

4,025,815

117,218

406,710

280,457

220,024

427,019

664,578

781,261

755,856

372,692

Diagnosis available, percentage distribution ...

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases .............................
Neoplasms ...............................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases........
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs ..........
Mental disorders (other than mental retardation).....
Mental retardation ....................................................
Diseases of—
Nervous system and sense organs......................
Circulatory system................................................
Respiratory system ..............................................
Digestive system ..................................................
Genitourinary system ...........................................
Skin and subcutaneous tissue .............................
Musculoskeletal system .......................................
Congenital anomalies ..............................................
Injuries .....................................................................
Other........................................................................

1.8
1.3
4.6
.6
32.1
26.4

.4
1.6
1.3
1.7
15.5
9.3

.5
1.3
.8
1.7
28.3
34.2

.2
.9
.7
1.3
25.3
48.5

.3
1.0
1.0
1.1
21.3
51.0

1.0
.8
1.8
.8
27.3
46.4

3.3
.7
3.6
.5
38.0
32.1

3.3
1.2
6.5
.3
43.5
18.4

1.8
1.9
8.6
.2
33.0
1.9

1.1
2.1
8.1
.1
22.7
7.1

9.1
4.6
2.7
.8
1.0
.2
7.9
1.4
2.4
3.0

13.1
1.3
7.1
1.3
.4
.2
.9
14.3
.7
31.0

13.1
.5
3.2
.3
.3
.1
.9
4.7
.5
9.6

1.2
.3
1.6
.2
.3
.1
1.0
2.5
.5
6.5

13.9
.6
.8
.2
.7
.1
1.3
1.6
1.8
3.3

11.7
.9
.7
.3
1.1
.1
1.9
1.0
2.8
1.2

8.9
1.5
.8
.6
1.3
.2
4.1
.5
3.1
.7

7.2
3.6
1.7
1.2
1.4
.2
7.8
.2
2.9
.6

6.4
1.3
4.6
1.2
1.2
.2
16.2
.1
2.9
.5

6.2
16.5
6.3
1.0
.9
.2
24.1
.1
3.2
.3

Total ..............................................................

2,146,578

73,149

279,663

184,554

130,315

244,699

362,383

388,204

327,221

156,390

Diagnosis available, number ...........................

1,908,472

67,382

265,835

177,960

125,690

224,234

319,343

329,389

268,859

129,780

Male

Diagnosis available, percentage distribution ...

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases .............................
Neoplasms ...............................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases........
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs ..........
Mental disorders (other than mental retardation).....
Mental retardation ....................................................
Diseases of—
Nervous system and sense organs......................
Circulatory system................................................
Respiratory system ..............................................
Digestive system ..................................................
Genitourinary system ...........................................
Skin and subcutaneous tissue .............................
Musculoskeletal system .......................................
Congenital anomalies ..............................................
Injuries .....................................................................
Other........................................................................

2.2
1.1
2.2
.7
32.3
29.5

.4
1.5
1.2
1.7
18.2
1.2

.4
1.1
.6
1.5
33.1
33.3

.2
.8
.6
1.1
29.8
46.3

.2
1.0
.8
1.0
23.3
5.1

1.0
.7
1.3
.8
28.4
46.0

4.3
.6
2.1
.4
37.6
33.5

4.8
1.0
3.1
.2
43.3
2.3

2.7
1.9
4.3
.1
3.5
12.8

1.5
2.2
4.3
.1
19.9
8.4

9.2
4.4
2.3
.8
1.0
.1
5.8
1.5
3.2
3.7

12.8
1.2
8.1
1.3
.4
.2
.8
13.2
.7
28.2

11.3
.4
3.2
.2
.3
.1
.7
3.8
.5
9.5

9.0
.3
1.5
.2
.3
.1
.7
2.0
.5
6.8

13.4
.6
.7
.2
.6
.1
.9
1.5
2.2
3.4

11.6
.9
.5
.3
1.1
.1
1.4
.9
3.8
1.2

8.8
1.4
.5
.5
1.3
.1
3.3
.5
4.4
.8

7.0
3.9
1.1
1.4
1.6
.2
6.9
.2
4.2
.7

6.6
12.9
4.5
1.6
1.4
.2
15.2
.1
4.6
.6

6.6
2.1
7.0
1.4
1.0
.2
22.2
.1
4.7
.4

Total ..............................................................

2,391,455

54,445

149,151

106,101

97,971

221,064

391,343

518,893

567,332

285,155

Diagnosis available, number ...........................

2,117,343

49,836

140,875

102,497

94,334

202,785

345,235

451,872

486,997

242,912

Diagnosis available, percentage distribution ...

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases .............................
Neoplasms ...............................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases........
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs ..........
Mental disorders (other than mental retardation).....
Mental retardation ....................................................
Diseases of—
Nervous system and sense organs......................
Circulatory system................................................
Respiratory system ..............................................
Digestive system ..................................................
Genitourinary system ...........................................
Skin and subcutaneous tissue .............................
Musculoskeletal system .......................................
Congenital anomalies ..............................................
Injuries .....................................................................
Other........................................................................

1.5
1.4
6.8
.6
32.0
23.6

.5
1.7
1.4
1.7
11.7
8.2

.7
1.6
1.0
2.1
19.2
36.0

.3
1.2
.9
1.5
17.4
52.3

.3
1.0
1.2
1.3
18.7
52.2

1.0
.9
2.4
.9
26.2
46.8

2.4
.9
5.0
.5
38.4
3.8

2.2
1.4
8.9
.3
43.7
17.0

1.3
1.8
11.1
.2
34.3
9.9

.9
2.0
1.1
.2
24.2
6.3

9.0
4.9
2.9
.8
1.0
.2
9.8
1.3
1.8
2.4

13.4
1.5
5.8
1.4
.3
.1
1.0
15.7
.8
34.8

16.6
.6
3.3
.4
.3
.2
1.3
6.3
.7
9.8

12.4
.4
1.6
.2
.4
.1
1.6
3.2
.5
6.0

14.5
.7
.9
.3
.7
.1
1.8
1.8
1.4
3.1

11.9
.9
.9
.4
1.2
.2
2.5
1.1
1.7
1.2

9.0
1.5
1.2
.7
1.3
.2
4.8
.5
2.0
.7

7.3
3.4
2.1
1.1
1.2
.2
8.4
.2
1.9
.6

6.4
8.8
4.6
1.0
1.1
.2
16.8
.1
2.0
.5

6.0
14.5
5.9
.9
.8
.2
25.1
.1
2.5
.3

Female

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7.F SSI: Disability
Table 7.F3.—Number of persons receiving special Supplemental Security Income payments and extended Medicaid
coverage, for selected months, 1982–99
Special SSI cash payments
(section 1619(a))

Continuation of Medicaid coverage only
(section 1619(b)) 1

Reporting month

Number

Percentage change
over prior report month

Number

Percentage change
over prior report month

December: 2
1982 ...................................................................................
1983 ...................................................................................
1987 ...................................................................................
1988 ...................................................................................
1989 ...................................................................................

287
392
14,559
19,920
25,655

...
...
...
36.8
28.8

5,515
5,165
15,632
15,625
18,254

...
...
...
...
16.8

1990 ...................................................................................
1991 ...................................................................................
1992 ...................................................................................
1993 ...................................................................................
1994 ...................................................................................

13,994
15,531
17,603
20,028
24,315

-45.5
11.0
13.3
13.8
21.4

23,517
27,264
31,649
35,299
40,683

28.8
15.9
16.1
11.5
15.3

1995 ...................................................................................
1996 ...................................................................................
1997 ...................................................................................
1998 ...................................................................................
1999 ...................................................................................

28,060
31,085
34,673
37,271
25,528

15.4
10.8
11.5
7.5
-31.5

47,002
51,905
57,089
59,542
69,265

15.5
10.4
10.0
4.3
16.3

31,146
32,954
33,496
34,673

.2
5.8
1.6
3.5

48,194
52,646
56,872
57,089

-7.1
9.2
8.0
.4

34,637
35,528
37,216
37,271

-.1
2.6
4.8
.1

54,639
55,761
58,183
59,542

-4.3
2.1
4.3
2.3

39,457
23,304
23,914
25,528

5.9
-40.9
2.6
6.7

63,431
66,939
70,580
69,265

6.5
5.5
5.4
-1.9

1997
March .....................................................................................
June .......................................................................................
September .............................................................................
December ..............................................................................
1998
March .....................................................................................
June .......................................................................................
September .............................................................................
December ..............................................................................
1999
March .....................................................................................
June .......................................................................................
September .............................................................................
December ..............................................................................
1 Includes blind participants. For December 1999, of the
2 Data not available for December 1984, 1985, 1986.

69,265 participants, 1,197 were blind.

Note: In January 1990, the SGA level was raised from $300 to $500 and section 1619(a) participants with earnings below $500 became eligible for regular SSI benefits rather
than the special cash payments under section 1619(a). This is reflected in the decrease shown for 1990. In July 1999, the SGA level was further increased to $700, resulting in
the decrease shown for June 1999.

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7.F SSI: Disability
Table 7.F4.—Number of persons receiving special Supplemental Security Income payments and extended Medicaid
coverage, by age, sex, and types of earned and unearned income, December 1999
Special SSI cash payments
(section 1619(a))

Continuation of Medicaid coverage only
(section 1619(b))

Number

Average earnings

Number

Average earnings

Total ..............................................................................

25,528

$928

69,265

$980

Age:
Under 18 ............................................................................
18–21 .................................................................................
22–29 .................................................................................
30–39 .................................................................................
40–49 .................................................................................
50–59 .................................................................................
60–64 .................................................................................
65 or older ..........................................................................

232
2,794
8,585
7,186
4,356
1,904
377
94

865
908
919
936
942
939
956
912

369
2,919
18,024
22,619
14,858
6,734
1,996
1,746

1,176
1,087
939
934
924
801
767

Sex:
Male ...................................................................................
Female ...............................................................................

14,416
11,112

934
920

37,633
31,632

1,010
945

Earned income: 2
Wages ................................................................................
Self-employment ................................................................

25,209
446

928
902

67,958
1,786

983
912

Earnings level:
Less than $400...................................................................
$400–$499 .........................................................................
$500–$599 .........................................................................
$600–$699 .........................................................................
$700–$899 .........................................................................
$900–$1,199 ......................................................................
$1,200 or more...................................................................

...
...
...
...
11,541
12,377
1,606

...
...
...
...
796
999
1,329

11,159
7,345
6,778
5,063
6,535
8,736
23,649

267
437
526
630
781
1,042
1,722

Unearned income: 2
None...................................................................................
Social Security ...................................................................
Other pensions...................................................................
Assistance based on need .................................................
Interest, dividends, etc .......................................................
Other ..................................................................................

22,708
636
45
4
1,591
658

931
856
908
907
928
880

24,227
41,383
553
24
4,887
3,107

1,443
674
780
1,089
865
1,121

Selected characteristics

1 Data not available.
2 Persons with more

than one type are shown under each type.

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7.F SSI: Disability
Table 7.F5.—Number of persons receiving special Supplemental Security Income payments and extended Medicaid
coverage and average monthly earnings, by state, December 1999
Special SSI cash payments
(section 1619(a))

Continuation of Medicaid coverage only
(section 1619(b))

Number

Average earnings

Number

Average earnings

Total ..............................................................................

25,528

$928

69,265

$980

Alabama.................................................................................
Alaska 1 .................................................................................
Arizona...................................................................................
Arkansas ................................................................................
California................................................................................

399
35
334
242
3,924

901
940
914
903
1,013

789
131
832
658
5,848

1,089
933
1,000
892
1,225

Colorado ................................................................................
Connecticut 1 .........................................................................
Delaware................................................................................
District of Columbia................................................................
Florida ....................................................................................

332
213
71
57
1,046

905
903
908
892
898

1,013
979
238
188
2,686

989
866
1,001
1,176
1,026

Georgia ..................................................................................
Hawaii 1..................................................................................
Idaho 1 ...................................................................................
Illinois 1 ..................................................................................
Indiana 1.................................................................................

590
39
118
1,117
533

892
924
919
910
919

1,526
97
373
2,831
1,619

972
904
930
1,004
890

Iowa .......................................................................................
Kansas 1 ................................................................................
Kentucky ................................................................................
Louisiana................................................................................
Maine .....................................................................................

376
265
406
563
139

894
903
922
893
914

1,675
953
1,133
1,158
524

794
869
1,036
892
853

Maryland ................................................................................
Massachusetts .......................................................................
Michigan.................................................................................
Minnesota 1 ............................................................................
Mississippi..............................................................................

380
934
1,226
422
339

892
945
922
895
900

1,011
3,004
3,624
2,165
760

992
1,059
994
867
1,103

Missouri 1 ...............................................................................
Montana .................................................................................
Nebraska 1 .............................................................................
Nevada 1 ................................................................................
New Hampshire 1 ...................................................................

421
67
160
103
87

911
901
899
901
954

1,457
361
609
245
383

821
754
819
966
859

New Jersey ............................................................................
New Mexico ...........................................................................
New York................................................................................
North Carolina........................................................................
North Dakota 1 .......................................................................

422
135
2,061
495
58

915
893
932
898
904

1,479
389
4,901
1,651
276

1,098
901
1,106
934
808

Ohio 1 .....................................................................................
Oklahoma 1 ............................................................................
Oregon 1 ................................................................................
Pennsylvania..........................................................................
Rhode Island..........................................................................

1,380
180
207
1,143
89

915
902
901
922
932

3,541
583
968
2,935
357

967
832
840
900
987

South Carolina .......................................................................
South Dakota .........................................................................
Tennessee..............................................................................
Texas......................................................................................
Utah 1 .....................................................................................

306
95
535
1,146
160

900
897
902
899
895

900
506
1,485
3,249
418

908
761
1,069
912
853

Vermont..................................................................................
Virginia 1 ................................................................................
Washington ............................................................................
West Virginia..........................................................................
Wisconsin...............................................................................
Wyoming ................................................................................

102
502
663
160
704
45

980
909
927
923
916
906

322
1,311
1,777
378
2,787
177

851
887
1,010
1,116
872
824

Other:
Northern Mariana Islands...................................................

2

914

5

832

State

1 Initial

Medicaid determinations are made by the state after identification of potentially eligible persons by SSA.

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