Children Receiving SSI, 2004

 
Table 4. Number and percentage distribution of SSI applications and awards for children, by selected characteristics, 2004
Characteristic Applications Awards
Number Percentage
of total
Number Percentage
of total
Total 455,080 100.0 182,190 100.0
Age
Under 5 148,800 32.7 71,150 39.1
5–12 214,580 47.2 77,800 42.7
13–17 91,700 20.2 33,240 18.2
Sex
Male 287,220 63.1 119,120 65.4
Female 167,860 36.9 63,070 34.6
Citizenship status
Citizen 452,920 99.5 181,510 99.6
Noncitizen 2,160 0.5 680 0.4
Living arrangements a
Own household . . . . . . 19,250 10.6
Another's household . . . . . . 10,090 5.5
Parent's household . . . . . . 147,490 81.0
Medicaid institution . . . . . . 5,360 2.9
Diagnostic group a
Congenital anomalies . . . . . . 7,420 4.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases . . . . . . 970 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases . . . . . . 210 0.1
Injuries . . . . . . 1,070 0.6
Mental disorders
Retardation . . . . . . 23,830 13.1
Other . . . . . . 96,720 53.1
Neoplasms . . . . . . 3,010 1.7
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs . . . . . . 1,420 0.8
Circulatory system . . . . . . 1,050 0.6
Digestive system . . . . . . 1,260 0.7
Genitourinary system . . . . . . 590 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue . . . . . . 1,230 0.7
Nervous system and sense organs . . . . . . 10,950 6.0
Respiratory system . . . . . . 4,170 2.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue . . . . . . 250 0.1
Other . . . . . . 24,360 13.4
Unknown . . . . . . 3,680 2.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Determined at award.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.