These Fact Sheets answer questions about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients, including Ticket to Work participants, using data from the National Beneficiary Survey (NBS). For more information about the NBS, please visit the NBS page.
NBS Fact Sheet 1: Health Insurance Coverage
This Fact Sheet examines how many SSA beneficiaries have health insurance and whether beneficiaries who work are more likely to have healthcare than those who do not work.
NBS Fact Sheet 2: Health Status
This Fact Sheet examines how SSA beneficiaries rate their own health and whether working beneficiaries are healthier than non-working beneficiaries.
NBS Fact Sheet 3: Work and Work Goals
This Fact Sheet examines how many SSA beneficiaries are working or have an interest in working.
NBS Fact Sheet 4: Reason Not Working
This Fact Sheet examines the reasons SSA beneficiaries reported for not working in 2004.
NBS Fact Sheet 5: TTW Awareness
This Fact Sheet examines beneficiary awareness of Ticket to Work and several other SSA work incentive programs in 2006. It compares awareness of work incentives for work-oriented beneficiaries and beneficiaries who are not work-oriented.
NBS Fact Sheet 6: TTW Participant Characteristics
This Fact Sheet examines the characteristics of Ticket to Work participants and how they compare to non-participants.
NBS Fact Sheet 7: Service Use
This Fact Sheet examines the service use of SSI and SSDI beneficiaries and their reasons for using services.
NBS Fact Sheet 8: Service Use by Work-Oriented Status
This Fact Sheet examines the service use of work-oriented and not work-oriented beneficiaries and their reasons for using services.
NBS Fact Sheet 9: Work Activity by Title
This Fact Sheet examines the work activity of SSI, SSDI, and concurrent beneficiaries, including their wages and hours worked.
NBS Fact Sheet 10: Work Activity by Ticket to Work Participation
This Fact Sheet examines the work activity of Ticket to Work participants and nonparticipants, including their wages and hours worked.
NBS Fact Sheet 11: National Comparisons of Work
This Fact Sheet examines the employment rate and full-time work of Social Security disability beneficiaries compared to the working-age US population and working-age persons with a disability.
NBS Fact Sheet 12: Health Insurance Over Time
This Fact Sheet compares health insurance coverage in 2003 and 2014 using data from rounds 1 and 5 of the National Beneficiary Survey.
NBS Fact Sheet 13: Educational Attainment Over Time
This Fact Sheet compares the educational attainment of disability beneficiaries in 2005 and 2015 using data from rounds 2 and 5 of the National Beneficiary Survey.