Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2004

 

Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 33. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, 2004
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 854,871 100.0 775,244 100.0 27,744 100.0 51,883 100.0
Congenital anomalies 2,236 0.3 1,166 0.2 41 0.1 1,029 2.0
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 26,588 3.1 24,341 3.1 1,893 6.8 354 0.7
Infectious and parasitic diseases 10,926 1.3 10,510 1.4 233 0.8 183 0.4
Injuries 31,443 3.7 29,580 3.8 735 2.6 1,128 2.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 45,941 5.4 20,479 2.6 1,035 3.7 24,427 47.1
Other 192,846 22.6 172,353 22.2 6,306 22.7 14,187 27.3
Neoplasms 74,952 8.8 73,637 9.5 1,016 3.7 299 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 2,782 0.3 2,479 0.3 55 0.2 248 0.5
Circulatory system 88,579 10.4 85,449 11.0 2,787 10.0 343 0.7
Digestive system 18,600 2.2 18,045 2.3 433 1.6 122 0.2
Genitourinary system 17,505 2.0 16,869 2.2 350 1.3 286 0.6
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 219,133 25.6 210,315 27.1 8,198 29.5 620 1.2
Nervous system and sense organs 73,057 8.5 64,566 8.3 2,032 7.3 6,459 12.4
Respiratory system 34,252 4.0 32,562 4.2 1,559 5.6 131 0.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,790 0.2 1,709 0.2 50 0.2 31 0.1
Other 2,146 0.3 1,909 0.2 47 0.2 190 0.4
Unknown 12,095 1.4 9,275 1.2 974 3.5 1,846 3.6
Men
Subtotal 447,609 100.0 416,560 100.0 1,451 100.0 29,598 100.0
Congenital anomalies 1,181 0.3 620 0.1 5 0.3 556 1.9
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 13,141 2.9 12,906 3.1 60 4.1 175 0.6
Infectious and parasitic diseases 7,523 1.7 7,409 1.8 20 1.4 94 0.3
Injuries 20,285 4.5 19,420 4.7 67 4.6 798 2.7
Mental disorders
Retardation 25,834 5.8 12,401 3.0 56 3.9 13,377 45.2
Other 91,026 20.3 81,794 19.6 276 19.0 8,956 30.3
Neoplasms 38,553 8.6 38,335 9.2 45 3.1 173 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,344 0.3 1,191 0.3 7 0.5 146 0.5
Circulatory system 58,988 13.2 58,577 14.1 234 16.1 177 0.6
Digestive system 11,252 2.5 11,144 2.7 41 2.8 67 0.2
Genitourinary system 10,571 2.4 10,376 2.5 41 2.8 154 0.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 106,870 23.9 106,200 25.5 380 26.2 290 1.0
Nervous system and sense organs 36,592 8.2 33,057 7.9 88 6.1 3,447 11.6
Respiratory system 16,943 3.8 16,830 4.0 62 4.3 51 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 780 0.2 762 0.2 a a a a
Other 972 0.2 867 0.2 a a a a
Unknown 5,754 1.3 4,671 1.1 65 4.5 1,018 3.4
Women
Subtotal 407,262 100.0 358,684 100.0 26,293 100.0 22,285 100.0
Congenital anomalies 1,055 0.3 546 0.2 36 0.1 473 2.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 13,447 3.3 11,435 3.2 1,833 7.0 179 0.8
Infectious and parasitic diseases 3,403 0.8 3,101 0.9 213 0.8 89 0.4
Injuries 11,158 2.7 10,160 2.8 668 2.5 330 1.5
Mental disorders
Retardation 20,107 4.9 8,078 2.3 979 3.7 11,050 49.6
Other 101,820 25.0 90,559 25.2 6,030 22.9 5,231 23.5
Neoplasms 36,399 8.9 35,302 9.8 971 3.7 126 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,438 0.4 1,288 0.4 48 0.2 102 0.5
Circulatory system 29,591 7.3 26,872 7.5 2,553 9.7 166 0.7
Digestive system 7,348 1.8 6,901 1.9 392 1.5 55 0.2
Genitourinary system 6,934 1.7 6,493 1.8 309 1.2 132 0.6
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 112,263 27.6 104,115 29.0 7,818 29.7 330 1.5
Nervous system and sense organs 36,465 9.0 31,509 8.8 1,944 7.4 3,012 13.5
Respiratory system 17,309 4.3 15,732 4.4 1,497 5.7 80 0.4
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,010 0.2 947 0.3 a a a a
Other 1,174 0.3 1,042 0.3 a a a a
Unknown 6,341 1.6 4,604 1.3 909 3.5 828 3.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Data exclude 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 because of earnings while receiving SSI. Many of these claims awarded since 2001 were for individuals under the age of 35 who were diagnosed with a mental disorder.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 34. Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2004
State or area Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All areas 775,244 100.0 968.50 27,744 100.0 593.20 51,883 100.0 424.90
Alabama 19,726 2.5 952.00 949 3.4 555.90 1,205 2.3 402.60
Alaska 1,116 0.1 969.20 43 0.2 605.80 81 0.2 444.40
Arizona 14,796 1.9 984.90 393 1.4 625.80 787 1.5 438.70
Arkansas 12,709 1.6 919.40 587 2.1 534.90 803 1.5 350.10
California 72,999 9.4 920.70 2,006 7.2 637.90 4,408 8.5 451.90
Colorado 7,703 1.0 993.90 222 0.8 588.30 419 0.8 441.30
Connecticut 7,591 1.0 1,031.60 195 0.7 596.00 606 1.2 434.50
Delaware 2,874 0.4 1,003.50 75 0.3 587.70 111 0.2 424.50
District of Columbia 1,399 0.2 844.10 20 0.1 662.70 83 0.2 420.20
Florida 39,752 5.1 961.80 1,458 5.3 563.90 2,390 4.6 428.30
Georgia 20,793 2.7 975.20 861 3.1 556.20 1,207 2.3 421.10
Hawaii 2,348 0.3 996.90 67 0.2 662.40 133 0.3 437.90
Idaho 3,331 0.4 921.70 87 0.3 597.50 246 0.5 437.90
Illinois 27,244 3.5 1,013.80 953 3.4 607.90 2,145 4.1 435.60
Indiana 16,883 2.2 996.80 660 2.4 605.00 1,289 2.5 434.50
Iowa 6,753 0.9 940.40 199 0.7 603.60 673 1.3 358.70
Kansas 6,811 0.9 971.50 221 0.8 536.20 518 1.0 372.80
Kentucky 17,377 2.2 930.60 904 3.3 610.40 1,163 2.2 404.10
Louisiana 14,589 1.9 934.60 855 3.1 634.30 1,290 2.5 401.40
Maine 4,770 0.6 881.70 150 0.5 542.50 358 0.7 349.20
Maryland 12,830 1.7 1,006.60 311 1.1 627.50 611 1.2 478.50
Massachusetts 18,124 2.3 968.40 401 1.4 607.80 1,397 2.7 420.30
Michigan 28,755 3.7 1,028.80 1,025 3.7 689.40 2,049 3.9 486.20
Minnesota 11,322 1.5 970.80 227 0.8 589.70 902 1.7 395.80
Mississippi 11,464 1.5 914.50 552 2.0 535.00 838 1.6 380.90
Missouri 19,423 2.5 955.90 698 2.5 577.90 1,346 2.6 390.50
Montana 2,062 0.3 895.00 78 0.3 628.90 165 0.3 378.40
Nebraska 4,196 0.5 927.40 118 0.4 510.70 349 0.7 374.20
Nevada 6,049 0.8 1,006.10 169 0.6 641.00 267 0.5 469.00
New Hampshire 3,933 0.5 979.60 97 0.3 505.60 248 0.5 392.40
New Jersey 20,475 2.6 1,084.40 562 2.0 598.40 1,462 2.8 457.80
New Mexico 5,735 0.7 917.60 171 0.6 607.50 361 0.7 419.50
New York 50,917 6.6 1,030.70 1,548 5.6 610.40 3,486 6.7 450.80
North Carolina 27,216 3.5 969.70 1,077 3.9 512.00 1,672 3.2 414.80
North Dakota 1,208 0.2 903.20 31 0.1 519.60 126 0.2 372.50
Ohio 29,531 3.8 943.90 1,165 4.2 637.00 2,099 4.0 427.10
Oklahoma 11,862 1.5 931.10 477 1.7 592.10 687 1.3 408.60
Oregon 8,395 1.1 990.70 270 1.0 632.40 587 1.1 424.20
Pennsylvania 36,255 4.7 979.30 1,230 4.4 605.40 2,445 4.7 437.20
Rhode Island 3,577 0.5 914.30 87 0.3 535.30 202 0.4 419.30
South Carolina 13,903 1.8 972.00 680 2.5 513.80 798 1.5 429.20
South Dakota 1,521 0.2 911.50 45 0.2 498.20 164 0.3 342.80
Tennessee 20,046 2.6 947.40 972 3.5 519.90 1,120 2.2 425.80
Texas 51,056 6.6 947.10 1,984 7.2 610.10 2,833 5.5 425.20
Utah 3,456 0.4 968.70 103 0.4 676.30 315 0.6 447.90
Vermont 1,840 0.2 899.30 53 0.2 559.10 149 0.3 396.80
Virginia 19,532 2.5 983.20 704 2.5 589.70 1,191 2.3 426.10
Washington 15,075 1.9 999.80 447 1.6 640.00 1,111 2.1 486.50
West Virginia 8,540 1.1 981.50 512 1.8 650.30 571 1.1 412.10
Wisconsin 13,616 1.8 995.90 376 1.4 611.10 1,197 2.3 393.80
Wyoming 1,229 0.2 971.60 36 0.1 514.90 72 0.1 427.90
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 9,144 1.2 839.00 522 1.9 481.60 923 1.8 313.80
Other a 1,393 0.2 753.70 111 0.4 575.90 225 0.4 324.70
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Benefits awarded before December cost-of-living increase are converted to December rates before averages are computed.
Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases.
a. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov.