5.

D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D1—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled worker and sex,
December 2001
Total

Year of
entitlement

Men

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All disabled
workers .....

5,265,190

100.0

...

814.90

2,951,850

100.0

...

913.80

2,313,340

100.0

...

688.70

2000–2001 .......
1995–1999 .......
1990–1994 .......
1985–1989 .......
1980–1984 .......

722,130
2,049,830
1,388,680
572,120
265,440

13.7
38.9
26.4
10.9
5.0

...
...
...
...
...

909.80
823.90
779.80
761.40
731.20

399,200
1,081,350
769,530
343,940
174,990

13.5
36.6
26.1
11.7
5.9

...
...
...
...
...

1032.00
940.30
879.30
839.30
784.70

322,930
968,480
619,150
228,180
90,450

14.0
41.9
26.8
9.9
3.9

...
...
...
...
...

758.70
694.00
656.20
643.90
627.60

1975–1979 .......
1970–1974 .......
1965–1969 .......
Before 1965 .....

165,190
80,230
20,270
1,300

3.1
1.5
0.4

...
...
...
...

926.40
803.70
673.50
666.30

111,540
55,270
15,060
970

3.8
1.9
0.5

...
...
...
...

978.00
831.50
681.90
653.00

53,650
24,960
5,210
330

2.3
1.1
0.2

...
...
...
...

819.20
742.10
649.30
705.50

2001.................
2000.................

276,020
446,110

5.2
8.5

5.2
13.7

935.50
893.80

157,880
241,320

5.3
8.2

5.3
13.5

1056.30
1016.00

118,140
204,790

5.1
8.9

5.1
14.0

774.20
749.80

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

480,660
444,360
401,380
376,460
346,970

9.1
8.4
7.6
7.1
6.6

22.8
31.3
38.9
46.1
52.6

855.80
827.20
811.10
806.20
809.70

253,200
233,640
211,060
200,030
183,420

8.6
7.9
7.2
6.8
6.2

22.1
30.0
37.2
43.9
50.2

975.80
944.90
925.20
922.30
922.50

227,460
210,720
190,320
176,430
163,550

9.8
9.1
8.2
7.6
7.1

23.8
32.9
41.1
48.8
55.8

722.30
696.70
684.60
674.50
683.20

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

330,420
302,490
285,960
259,950
209,860

6.3
5.7
5.4
4.9
4.0

58.9
64.7
70.1
75.0
79.0

803.60
783.30
770.30
763.90
770.10

175,810
165,080
159,910
147,690
121,040

6.0
5.6
5.4
5.0
4.1

56.1
61.7
67.1
72.1
76.2

918.60
891.30
865.40
852.40
857.00

154,610
137,410
126,050
112,260
88,820

6.7
5.9
5.4
4.9
3.8

62.5
68.4
73.9
78.7
82.6

672.90
653.60
649.70
647.40
651.60

1989.................
1988.................
1987.................
1986.................
1985.................

156,120
126,440
106,370
97,160
86,030

3.0
2.4
2.0
1.8
1.6

82.0
84.4
86.4
88.3
89.9

772.50
776.70
769.70
746.00
725.90

90,970
74,760
64,190
59,930
54,090

3.1
2.5
2.2
2.0
1.8

79.3
81.8
84.0
86.0
87.9

856.50
863.10
849.60
817.80
789.30

65,150
51,680
42,180
37,230
31,940

2.8
2.2
1.8
1.6
1.4

85.4
87.6
89.5
91.1
92.5

655.20
651.70
648.10
630.40
618.60

1984.................
1983.................
1982.................
1981.................
1980.................

74,860
60,120
49,020
40,540
40,900

1.4
1.1
0.9
0.8
0.8

91.3
92.5
93.4
94.2
94.9

712.30
712.70
717.60
747.20
793.30

48,230
39,760
32,580
26,970
27,450

1.6
1.3
1.1
0.9
0.9

89.5
90.9
92.0
92.9
93.8

768.60
763.60
769.60
800.20
846.40

26,630
20,360
16,440
13,570
13,450

1.2
0.9
0.7
0.6
0.6

93.6
94.5
95.2
95.8
96.4

610.20
613.30
614.70
641.90
685.00

1979.................
1978.................
1977.................
1976.................
1975.................

37,280
33,710
32,180
33,040
28,980

0.7
0.6
0.6
0.6
0.6

95.6
96.3
96.9
97.5
98.1

909.60
983.40
954.70
915.20
863.30

25,140
22,680
21,390
22,430
19,900

0.9
0.8
0.7
0.8
0.7

94.7
95.4
96.2
96.9
97.6

965.80
1033.60
1014.70
967.30
902.70

12,140
11,030
10,790
10,610
9,080

0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.4

96.9
97.4
97.8
98.3
98.7

793.30
880.20
835.70
805.00
776.90

1974.................
1973.................
1972.................
1971.................
1970.................

24,390
20,510
13,790
12,170
9,370

0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.2

98.5
98.9
99.2
99.4
99.6

841.30
799.00
799.50
789.30
741.30

16,640
13,660
9,620
8,630
6,720

0.6
0.5
0.3
0.3
0.2

98.1
98.6
98.9
99.2
99.5

875.30
834.10
829.30
805.20
754.80

7,750
6,850
4,170
3,540
2,650

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1

99.0
99.3
99.5
99.6
99.8

768.20
728.90
730.60
750.70
706.80

1969.................
1968.................
1967.................
1966.................
1965.................

7,230
9,140
1,990
1,070
840

0.1
0.2

99.7
99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0

689.90
645.50
730.10
694.80
676.90

5,340
6,750
1,580
790
600

0.2
0.2
0.1

99.6
99.9
99.9
99.9
100.0

697.70
654.40
743.10
701.80
663.70

1,890
2,390
410
280
240

0.1
0.1

99.8
99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0

668.10
620.20
679.70
674.80
709.90

b

b
b
b

b

b
b

b

b
b
b

a. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D2—Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, December 2001
Total
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled workers...................................

5,265,190

100.0

2,951,850

100.0

2,313,340

100.0

Less than 300.00 ..................................................
300.00–349.90......................................................
350.00–399.90......................................................
400.00–449.90......................................................
450.00–499.90......................................................
500.00–549.90......................................................
550.00–599.90......................................................

215,960
106,860
112,040
138,760
292,530
356,120
358,040

4.1
2.0
2.1
2.6
5.6
6.8
6.8

72,190
36,880
39,280
51,630
105,040
138,090
149,620

2.4
1.2
1.3
1.7
3.6
4.7
5.1

143,770
69,980
72,760
87,130
187,490
218,030
208,420

6.2
3.0
3.1
3.8
8.1
9.4
9.0

600.00–649.90......................................................
650.00–699.90......................................................
700.00–749.90......................................................
750.00–799.90......................................................
800.00–849.90......................................................
850.00–899.90......................................................
900.00–949.90......................................................
950.00–999.90......................................................

352,980
329,990
309,030
284,100
260,520
239,960
221,720
199,100

6.7
6.3
5.9
5.4
4.9
4.6
4.2
3.8

158,490
157,530
158,580
152,460
148,090
144,390
139,370
130,870

5.4
5.3
5.4
5.2
5.0
4.9
4.7
4.4

194,490
172,460
150,450
131,640
112,430
95,570
82,350
68,230

8.4
7.5
6.5
5.7
4.9
4.1
3.6
2.9

1,000.00–1,049.90................................................
1,050.00–1,099.90................................................
1,100.00–1,149.90................................................
1,150.00–1,199.90................................................
1,200.00–1,249.90................................................
1,250.00–1,299.90................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90................................................
1,400.00 or more...................................................

184,890
162,470
146,780
136,760
129,620
150,450
145,110
122,380
309,020

3.5
3.1
2.8
2.6
2.5
2.9
2.8
2.3
5.9

127,050
114,850
108,780
104,980
101,740
121,510
119,730
103,330
267,370

4.3
3.9
3.7
3.6
3.4
4.1
4.1
3.5
9.1

57,840
47,620
38,000
31,780
27,880
28,940
25,380
19,050
41,650

2.5
2.1
1.6
1.4
1.2
1.3
1.1
0.8
1.8

Average benefit (dollars).......................................

814.90

913.80

688.70

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

Table 5.D3—Number and monthly benefits, by sex, December 1957–2001, selected years
Total

Men

Women

Year

Number

Monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)

Number

Monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)

Number

Monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)

1957..................................................
1958..................................................
1959..................................................
1960..................................................
1965..................................................

149,850
237,719
334,443
455,371
988,074

10,904
19,516
29,765
40,668
96,599

121,172
189,883
264,201
356,277
734,047

8,903
16,138
24,417
33,034
74,946

28,678
47,836
70,242
99,094
254,027

2,001
3,378
5,348
7,633
21,656

1970..................................................
1975..................................................
1980..................................................
1985..................................................
1986..................................................

1,492,948
2,488,774
2,858,680
2,656,638
2,728,463

196,010
562,180
1,059,792
1,285,375
1,331,144

1,068,986
1,710,923
1,928,030
1,784,750
1,826,835

148,194
418,013
784,266
953,156
985,003

423,962
777,851
930,650
871,888
901,628

47,819
144,167
275,525
332,219
346,141

1987..................................................
1988..................................................
1989..................................................
1990..................................................
1991..................................................

2,785,859
2,830,284
2,895,364
3,011,294
3,194,938

1,415,811
1,498,637
1,609,780
1,768,313
1,946,823

1,857,172
1,876,878
1,906,379
1,967,408
2,067,777

1,044,647
1,101,675
1,176,403
1,283,579
1,401,006

928,687
953,406
988,985
1,043,886
1,127,161

371,165
396,962
433,376
484,735
545,817

1992..................................................
1993..................................................
1994..................................................
1995..................................................
1996..................................................

3,467,783
3,725,966
3,962,954
4,185,263
4,385,623

2,171,080
2,390,829
2,620,982
2,853,365
3,087,223

2,219,789
2,357,332
2,473,061
2,568,359
2,644,454

1,546,924
1,685,025
1,824,195
1,956,168
2,083,123

1,247,994
1,368,634
1,489,893
1,616,904
1,741,169

624,156
705,804
796,787
897,197
1,004,100

1997..................................................
1998..................................................
1999..................................................
2000..................................................
2001..................................................

4,508,134
4,698,319
4,879,455
5,042,334
5,274,183

3,252,919
3,444,259
3,679,691
3,965,304
4,295,600

2,666,486
2,737,296
2,801,163
2,856,411
2,951,833

2,158,017
2,252,129
2,371,141
2,521,252
2,697,162

1,841,648
1,961,023
2,078,292
2,185,923
2,322,350

1,094,902
1,192,130
1,308,550
1,444,052
1,598,438

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D4—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by age and sex, December 1957–2001,
selected years

Year

Total a
(thousands)

Average
age

Percentage distribution
Total

Under 30

30–39

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

Men
1957....................................
1958....................................
1959....................................
1960....................................

121
190
264
356

59.4
59.5
59.3
57.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
0.5

...
...
...
3.3

...
...
...
3.0

...
...
...
4.9

18.5
18.2
19.0
16.6

29.9
29.7
30.7
26.7

51.6
52.1
50.3
44.9

1965....................................
1970....................................
1975....................................
1980....................................

734
1,069
1,711
1,928

54.4
53.9
53.5
52.9

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.0
3.3
4.6
4.1

7.5
6.8
7.5
9.6

7.6
6.9
6.2
6.0

10.4
10.9
9.7
8.9

15.4
15.2
15.8
14.3

24.7
23.2
23.2
24.0

33.3
33.7
33.0
33.1

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

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

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
2,650
2,671
2,741
2,802

49.7
49.9
50.2
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
3.6
3.3
3.1
2.9

15.5
14.8
13.9
13.3
12.6

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.6
11.6

13.4
13.7
13.6
13.7
13.8

14.5
15.0
15.7
16.1
16.7

18.0
18.3
18.9
19.4
19.7

23.2
22.9
23.0
22.9
22.9

2000....................................
2001....................................

2,857
2,952

50.7
50.9

100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9

11.8
11.2

11.5
11.1

13.9
14.0

17.3
17.4

20.0
20.5

22.8
23.0

Women
1957....................................
1958....................................
1959....................................
1960....................................

29
48
70
99

57.9
58.2
58.4
56.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
0.3

...
...
...
3.2

...
...
...
3.2

...
...
...
5.3

25.6
23.8
23.4
19.4

39.2
37.5
36.8
31.4

35.2
38.6
39.7
37.2

1965....................................
1970....................................
1975....................................

254
424
778

55.2
55.0
54.4

100.0
100.0
100.0

0.6
1.9
3.3

5.4
5.1
6.1

6.3
5.6
5.3

9.8
10.1
9.0

16.2
15.9
16.3

27.3
26.0
25.5

34.3
35.3
34.5

1980....................................
1982....................................
1983....................................
1984....................................

931
858
838
849

53.7
53.9
53.6
53.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.4
3.3
3.5
3.7

8.2
8.5
9.3
10.2

5.3
5.1
5.7
6.3

8.2
7.2
7.5
7.8

14.4
13.7
12.9
12.8

25.4
25.2
24.3
23.2

35.0
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

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

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
1,736
1,835
1,956
2,071

49.9
50.0
50.2
50.5
50.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
3.4
3.1
3.0
2.8

14.5
14.1
13.3
12.8
12.1

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.5
11.5

13.6
13.9
14.0
14.2
14.3

15.7
16.2
16.8
17.0
17.5

18.8
19.0
19.6
20.0
20.4

22.2
21.7
21.5
21.6
21.5

2000....................................
2001....................................

2,179
2,313

50.7
50.8

100.0
100.0

2.7
2.7

11.5
11.1

11.3
11.1

14.5
14.4

17.9
18.0

20.7
21.1

21.5
21.6

a. Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disabilty Insurance).
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2001 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D4.1—Number and percentage distribution of disabled beneficiaries, by type of beneficiary and diagnostic
group, December 2001
Diagnostic group

Total

Disabled workers

Total number ....................................................................

6,208,670

5,267,884

Number with diagnosis available .........................................

5,935,637

5,217,345

Infectious and parasitic diseases b .............................................
Neoplasms ..................................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases...........................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs .............................
Mental disorders
Mental 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...........................................................................................

104,928
148,638
262,545
14,961

Disabled adult children

Disabled widow(er)s

736,531

204,255

518,746

199,546

100,437
142,760
239,610
12,847

2,746
1,678
2,744
1,768

1,745
4,200
20,191
346

595,675
1,591,094

273,850
1,458,016

312,248
89,854

9,577
43,224

579,860
569,329
182,500
77,337
92,419
13,548
1,289,045
15,409
255,979
142,370

505,146
543,509
170,377
74,673
88,945
12,787
1,231,143
8,752
242,279
112,214

60,574
3,080
902
503
1,695
248
4,346
6,395
8,613
21,352

14,140
22,740
11,221
2,161
1,779
513
53,556
262
5,087
8,804

Percentage distribution with diagnosis available .................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases b .............................................
Neoplasms ..................................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases...........................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs .............................
Mental disorders
Mental 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...........................................................................................

1.8
2.5
4.4
0.3

1.9
2.7
4.6
0.2

0.5
0.3
0.5
0.3

0.9
2.1
10.1
0.2

10.0
26.8

5.2
27.9

60.2
17.3

4.8
21.7

9.8
9.6
3.1
1.3
1.6
0.2
21.7
0.3
4.3
2.4

9.7
10.4
3.3
1.4
1.7
0.2
23.6
0.2
4.6
2.2

11.7
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.3

7.1
11.4
5.6
1.1
0.9
0.3
26.8
0.1
2.5
4.4

a

c

0.8
1.2
1.7
4.1

a. The diagnosis for disabled children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record (MBR) until 1984. Many beneficiaries entitled before that date are still on the
rolls today.
b. AIDS/HIV records are counted in the Infectious and parasitic diseases group. Before 1990, those records were included in the Other group.
c. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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Table 5.D5—Number and percentage distribution, by diagnostic group, and sex, December 2001
Number
Diagnostic group
Total number.............................................................
Number with diagnosis available..................................
Infectious and parasitic diseases a ....................................
Neoplasms .........................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases..................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs ....................
Mental disorders
Mental 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..................................................................................

Percentage distribution

Total

Men

Women

Total

Men

Women

5,267,884

2,947,745

2,320,139

...

...

...

5,217,345
100,437
142,760
239,610
12,847

2,913,523
76,389
69,835
98,452
6,089

2,303,822
24,048
72,925
141,158
6,758

100.0
1.9
2.7
4.6
0.2

100.0
2.6
2.4
3.4
0.2

100.0
1.0
3.2
6.1
0.3

273,850
1,458,016

182,088
772,612

91,762
685,404

5.2
27.9

6.2
26.5

4.0
29.8

505,146
543,509
170,377
74,673
88,945
12,787
1,231,143
8,752
242,279
112,214

259,440
371,201
88,523
40,872
54,102
5,319
655,479
4,644
173,097
55,381

245,706
172,308
81,854
33,801
34,843
7,468
575,664
4,108
69,182
56,833

9.7
10.4
3.3
1.4
1.7
0.2
23.6
0.2
4.6
2.2

8.9
12.7
3.0
1.4
1.9
0.2
22.5
0.2
5.9
1.9

10.7
7.5
3.6
1.5
1.5
0.3
25.0
0.2
3.0
2.5

a. AIDS/HIV records are counted in the Infectious and parasitic diseases group. Before 1990, these records were included in the Other group.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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Table 5.D6—Number and percentage distribution, by diagnostic group, age, and sex, December 2001
Diagnostic group

All ages

Under 30

30–39

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

Total number..............................................................

5,267,884

149,350

586,817

585,782

744,985

932,812

1,093,573

1,174,565

Number with diagnosis available...................................

5,217,345

148,629

585,388

583,004

738,725

924,118

1,083,412

1,154,069

Percentage distribution with diagnosis available...........

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases a .....................................
Neoplasms ..........................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases...................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs .....................
Mental disorders
Mental 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...................................................................................

1.9
2.7
4.6
0.2

1.3
2.5
1.9
1.0

4.1
1.9
3.1
0.5

3.5
2.1
3.6
0.3

2.6
2.4
4.4
0.2

1.7
2.8
5.2
0.2

1.0
3.1
5.4
0.2

0.8
3.4
5.1
0.1

5.2
27.9

18.9
42.0

11.4
39.9

7.6
38.1

6.0
35.2

4.2
30.4

2.8
21.3

1.9
14.6

9.7
10.4
3.3
1.4
1.7
0.2
23.6
0.2
4.6
2.2

11.8
1.9
0.7
1.0
2.9
0.2
4.4
0.7
7.0
1.7

11.4
2.7
1.0
1.2
2.4
0.3
11.6
0.3
6.2
2.0

10.4
3.9
1.3
1.6
2.0
0.3
17.4
0.2
5.5
2.2

10.3
6.0
1.8
1.9
1.9
0.3
19.9
0.1
4.7
2.3

9.8
9.4
2.7
1.6
1.8
0.3
23.3
0.1
4.3
2.3

9.1
14.3
4.5
1.3
1.4
0.2
29.3
0.1
3.9
2.2

8.2
18.7
6.0
1.2
1.1
0.2
32.5
0.1
4.1
2.0

Total number, men .....................................................

2,947,745

85,524

328,352

329,152

412,425

515,859

603,655

672,778

Number with diagnosis available...................................

2,913,523

85,100

327,508

327,229

408,046

509,747

596,749

659,144

Percentage distribution with diagnosis available...........

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases a .....................................
Neoplasms ..........................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases...................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs .....................
Mental disorders
Mental 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...................................................................................

2.6
2.4
3.4
0.2

1.5
2.4
1.4
0.8

6.0
1.6
2.4
0.4

5.2
1.6
2.8
0.2

3.7
1.9
3.3
0.2

2.2
2.3
3.8
0.2

1.2
2.8
4.0
0.1

0.8
3.2
3.7
0.1

6.2
26.5

19.8
42.7

13.1
38.4

9.2
36.3

7.3
33.5

5.2
30.0

3.5
19.8

2.3
12.8

8.9
12.7
3.0
1.4
1.9
0.2
22.5
0.2
5.9
1.9

11.1
1.8
0.4
0.7
2.9
0.1
3.1
0.6
9.1
1.6

10.0
2.8
0.7
1.0
2.6
0.2
10.6
0.3
8.3
1.7

9.1
4.3
1.0
1.5
2.2
0.2
17.1
0.2
7.3
1.8

9.2
7.0
1.4
2.0
2.2
0.2
19.7
0.1
6.2
1.9

9.0
11.3
2.3
1.7
1.9
0.2
22.3
0.1
5.6
2.0

8.5
18.0
4.3
1.3
1.5
0.2
27.9
0.1
4.9
2.0

8.0
23.2
6.0
1.2
1.2
0.2
30.5
0.1
4.8
1.9

Total number, women.................................................

2,320,139

63,826

258,465

256,630

332,560

416,953

489,918

501,787

Number with diagnosis available...................................

2,303,822

63,529

257,880

255,775

330,679

414,371

486,663

494,925

Percentage distribution with diagnosis available...........

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases a .....................................
Neoplasms ..........................................................................
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases...................
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs .....................
Mental disorders
Mental retardation ...........................................................
Other ...............................................................................
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...................................................................................

1.0
3.2
6.1
0.3

1.1
2.6
2.6
1.2

1.6
2.3
3.9
0.6

1.4
2.6
4.7
0.3

1.2
3.0
5.7
0.3

1.0
3.4
7.0
0.2

0.8
3.5
7.2
0.2

0.7
3.6
7.0
0.2

4.0
29.8

17.7
41.0

9.3
41.8

5.7
40.4

4.4
37.2

2.9
30.9

1.9
23.1

1.3
17.1

10.7
7.5
3.6
1.5
1.5
0.3
25.0
0.2
3.0
2.5

12.9
2.0
1.1
1.5
3.0
0.4
6.2
0.7
4.1
1.8

13.1
2.6
1.4
1.6
2.3
0.4
13.0
0.3
3.6
2.4

12.0
3.5
1.7
1.7
1.8
0.4
17.7
0.2
3.2
2.7

11.7
4.7
2.2
1.7
1.6
0.4
20.1
0.2
2.8
2.7

10.9
7.0
3.2
1.5
1.5
0.3
24.6
0.1
2.6
2.7

9.7
9.9
4.8
1.3
1.2
0.3
31.0
0.1
2.7
2.4

8.4
12.7
6.0
1.2
1.0
0.3
35.1
0.1
3.2
2.2

a. AIDS/HIV records are counted in the Infectious and parasitic diseases group. Before 1990, those records were included in the Other group.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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