Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2010

 

Benefits Awarded, Withheld, and Terminated

Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 37. Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, 2010
Diagnostic group Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled beneficiaries
Total 1,141,928 100.0 1,026,988 100.0 33,259 100.0 81,681 100.0
Congenital anomalies 3,518 0.3 1,531 0.1 33 0.1 1,954 2.4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 38,000 3.3 35,545 3.5 1,842 5.5 613 0.8
Infectious and parasitic diseases 11,126 1.0 10,590 1.0 278 0.8 258 0.3
Injuries 41,817 3.7 39,341 3.8 873 2.6 1,603 2.0
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 5,756 0.5 1,821 0.2 7 a 3,928 4.8
Developmental disorders 1,691 0.1 899 0.1 13 a 779 1.0
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 1,981 0.2 943 0.1 9 a 1,029 1.3
Intellectual disability 53,003 4.6 18,667 1.8 1,027 3.1 33,309 40.8
Mood disorders 128,087 11.2 115,189 11.2 5,144 15.5 7,754 9.5
Organic mental disorders 34,618 3.0 29,470 2.9 784 2.4 4,364 5.3
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 27,976 2.4 21,340 2.1 768 2.3 5,868 7.2
Other 36,014 3.2 30,533 3.0 1,012 3.0 4,469 5.5
Neoplasms 94,513 8.3 92,748 9.0 1,279 3.8 486 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 3,665 0.3 3,146 0.3 60 0.2 459 0.6
Circulatory system 108,340 9.5 105,046 10.2 2,740 8.2 554 0.7
Digestive system 24,162 2.1 23,305 2.3 635 1.9 222 0.3
Genitourinary system 22,341 2.0 21,575 2.1 370 1.1 396 0.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 346,105 30.3 333,377 32.5 11,452 34.4 1,276 1.6
Nervous system and sense organs 95,994 8.4 83,735 8.2 2,333 7.0 9,926 12.2
Respiratory system 42,799 3.7 40,864 4.0 1,734 5.2 201 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 2,542 0.2 2,391 0.2 77 0.2 74 0.1
Other 2,500 0.2 2,151 0.2 56 0.2 293 0.4
Unknown 15,380 1.3 12,781 1.2 733 2.2 1,866 2.3
Men
Subtotal 606,168 100.0 555,999 100.0 2,740 100.0 47,429 100.0
Congenital anomalies 1,881 0.3 858 0.2 1 a 1,022 2.2
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 19,686 3.2 19,258 3.5 118 4.3 310 0.7
Infectious and parasitic diseases 7,227 1.2 7,031 1.3 41 1.5 155 0.3
Injuries 27,082 4.5 25,857 4.7 125 4.6 1,100 2.3
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 4,689 0.8 1,500 0.3 1 a 3,188 6.7
Developmental disorders 1,074 0.2 577 0.1 1 a 496 1.0
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 1,440 0.2 658 0.1 0 0 782 1.6
Intellectual disability 30,001 4.9 11,654 2.1 81 3.0 18,266 38.5
Mood disorders 51,482 8.5 47,404 8.5 243 8.9 3,835 8.1
Organic mental disorders 20,936 3.5 17,921 3.2 86 3.1 2,929 6.2
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 18,528 3.1 14,083 2.5 74 2.7 4,371 9.2
Other 19,066 3.1 16,527 3.0 72 2.6 2,467 5.2
Neoplasms 48,205 8.0 47,830 8.6 97 3.5 278 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,688 0.3 1,451 0.3 6 0.2 231 0.5
Circulatory system 72,812 12.0 72,138 13.0 370 13.5 304 0.6
Digestive system 14,097 2.3 13,901 2.5 78 2.8 118 0.2
Genitourinary system 13,467 2.2 13,198 2.4 44 1.6 225 0.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 172,274 28.4 170,780 30.7 916 33.4 578 1.2
Nervous system and sense organs 48,990 8.1 43,423 7.8 170 6.2 5,397 11.4
Respiratory system 21,352 3.5 21,123 3.8 135 4.9 94 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,219 0.2 1,176 0.2 6 0.2 37 0.1
Other 1,246 0.2 1,076 0.2 6 0.2 164 0.3
Unknown 7,726 1.3 6,575 1.2 69 2.5 1,082 2.3
Women
Subtotal 535,760 100.0 470,989 100.0 30,519 100.0 34,252 100.0
Congenital anomalies 1,637 0.3 673 0.1 32 0.1 932 2.7
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 18,314 3.4 16,287 3.5 1,724 5.6 303 0.9
Infectious and parasitic diseases 3,899 0.7 3,559 0.8 237 0.8 103 0.3
Injuries 14,735 2.8 13,484 2.9 748 2.5 503 1.5
Mental disorders
Autistic disorders 1,067 0.2 321 0.1 6 a 740 2.2
Developmental disorders 617 0.1 322 0.1 12 a 283 0.8
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 541 0.1 285 0.1 9 a 247 0.7
Intellectual disability 23,002 4.3 7,013 1.5 946 3.1 15,043 43.9
Mood disorders 76,605 14.3 67,785 14.4 4,901 16.1 3,919 11.4
Organic mental disorders 13,682 2.6 11,549 2.5 698 2.3 1,435 4.2
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 9,448 1.8 7,257 1.5 694 2.3 1,497 4.4
Other 16,948 3.2 14,006 3.0 940 3.1 2,002 5.8
Neoplasms 46,308 8.6 44,918 9.5 1,182 3.9 208 0.6
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,977 0.4 1,695 0.4 54 0.2 228 0.7
Circulatory system 35,528 6.6 32,908 7.0 2,370 7.8 250 0.7
Digestive system 10,065 1.9 9,404 2.0 557 1.8 104 0.3
Genitourinary system 8,874 1.7 8,377 1.8 326 1.1 171 0.5
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 173,831 32.4 162,597 34.5 10,536 34.5 698 2.0
Nervous system and sense organs 47,004 8.8 40,312 8.6 2,163 7.1 4,529 13.2
Respiratory system 21,447 4.0 19,741 4.2 1,599 5.2 107 0.3
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,323 0.2 1,215 0.3 71 0.2 37 0.1
Other 1,254 0.2 1,075 0.2 50 0.2 129 0.4
Unknown 7,654 1.4 6,206 1.3 664 2.2 784 2.3
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. Less than 0.05 percent.
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Table 38. Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2010
State or area Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)
Number Percent Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)
All areas 1,026,988 100.0 1,128.90 33,259 100.0 666.80 81,681 100.0 489.40
Alabama 26,763 2.6 1,111.00 1,119 3.4 644.30 1,730 2.1 465.60
Alaska 1,621 0.2 1,141.30 39 0.1 788.70 168 0.2 509.80
Arizona 15,413 1.5 1,190.40 444 1.3 679.40 1,099 1.3 515.30
Arkansas 15,239 1.5 1,074.70 645 1.9 613.40 1,237 1.5 405.60
California 77,183 7.5 1,098.60 2,174 6.5 706.20 6,637 8.1 541.40
Colorado 12,949 1.3 1,162.50 297 0.9 649.40 757 0.9 538.40
Connecticut 9,133 0.9 1,215.70 196 0.6 637.10 876 1.1 511.30
Delaware 2,767 0.3 1,215.90 97 0.3 613.40 189 0.2 547.00
District of Columbia 2,006 0.2 982.60 28 0.1 619.60 118 0.1 496.10
Florida 63,270 6.2 1,123.10 1,870 5.6 653.40 3,810 4.7 500.70
Georgia 30,983 3.0 1,139.30 1,216 3.7 616.90 1,993 2.4 516.70
Hawaii 2,991 0.3 1,150.30 67 0.2 764.80 212 0.3 578.70
Idaho 4,803 0.5 1,097.50 142 0.4 723.00 391 0.5 473.50
Illinois 34,833 3.4 1,185.30 1,123 3.4 695.80 3,288 4.0 497.40
Indiana 25,846 2.5 1,175.60 870 2.6 700.00 2,208 2.7 464.20
Iowa 8,578 0.8 1,127.30 225 0.7 598.20 991 1.2 414.40
Kansas 8,791 0.9 1,114.70 280 0.8 656.40 862 1.1 462.20
Kentucky 23,731 2.3 1,089.20 1,190 3.6 660.70 1,692 2.1 442.50
Louisiana 17,975 1.8 1,069.90 916 2.8 723.80 1,629 2.0 475.20
Maine 5,071 0.5 1,071.40 170 0.5 612.10 661 0.8 396.40
Maryland 17,044 1.7 1,165.00 378 1.1 710.00 1,000 1.2 554.00
Massachusetts 21,038 2.0 1,144.70 481 1.4 669.60 2,210 2.7 465.60
Michigan 43,737 4.3 1,189.60 1,340 4.0 736.90 3,732 4.6 525.70
Minnesota 14,642 1.4 1,161.60 251 0.8 599.80 1,480 1.8 444.70
Mississippi 13,442 1.3 1,084.10 711 2.1 617.80 1,226 1.5 440.90
Missouri 26,332 2.6 1,112.20 916 2.8 626.10 2,211 2.7 445.80
Montana 3,173 0.3 1,058.70 92 0.3 677.40 264 0.3 443.50
Nebraska 4,954 0.5 1,086.80 126 0.4 604.10 506 0.6 464.40
Nevada 7,340 0.7 1,183.90 199 0.6 703.50 356 0.4 562.20
New Hampshire 5,808 0.6 1,153.50 119 0.4 675.80 527 0.6 462.70
New Jersey 25,514 2.5 1,254.60 596 1.8 713.60 2,033 2.5 544.60
New Mexico 7,078 0.7 1,057.70 172 0.5 660.10 448 0.5 457.60
New York 60,184 5.9 1,153.60 1,536 4.6 685.50 5,441 6.7 518.00
North Carolina 36,915 3.6 1,127.50 1,350 4.1 571.90 2,693 3.3 479.40
North Dakota 1,775 0.2 1,070.00 27 0.1 599.60 183 0.2 417.30
Ohio 44,606 4.3 1,104.50 1,528 4.6 703.70 3,359 4.1 480.20
Oklahoma 14,873 1.4 1,077.60 580 1.7 649.60 1,141 1.4 471.60
Oregon 12,531 1.2 1,141.00 394 1.2 688.30 978 1.2 500.90
Pennsylvania 46,688 4.5 1,123.00 1,381 4.2 687.60 3,805 4.7 484.00
Rhode Island 3,927 0.4 1,118.00 87 0.3 582.70 370 0.5 442.60
South Carolina 20,082 2.0 1,140.60 843 2.5 621.10 1,282 1.6 490.90
South Dakota 2,192 0.2 1,064.80 64 0.2 635.70 197 0.2 370.20
Tennessee 29,251 2.8 1,110.60 1,244 3.7 613.60 1,983 2.4 491.40
Texas 68,317 6.7 1,100.10 2,475 7.4 683.30 4,871 6.0 494.60
Utah 5,528 0.5 1,135.80 146 0.4 696.70 548 0.7 485.30
Vermont 2,500 0.2 1,061.00 53 0.2 649.80 247 0.3 460.70
Virginia 24,323 2.4 1,142.40 856 2.6 646.60 1,837 2.2 508.30
Washington 21,844 2.1 1,149.60 566 1.7 759.30 1,719 2.1 529.50
West Virginia 9,234 0.9 1,122.50 488 1.5 726.60 771 0.9 467.60
Wisconsin 19,105 1.9 1,161.20 457 1.4 637.40 2,099 2.6 431.50
Wyoming 1,608 0.2 1,141.10 49 0.1 714.80 103 0.1 447.90
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 19,925 1.9 986.60 566 1.7 590.10 1,250 1.5 404.40
Other b 1,532 0.1 932.90 80 0.2 673.70 263 0.3 417.70
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases.
a. Benefits awarded before the December cost-of-living increase are converted to the December rates before averages are computed.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
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