International Center for Disability Information 

By Category Type, The Number Of People Receiving Federally Administered Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Payments, By Sex (2000). 
Category  Total  Female  Male 

All Categories 
6,601,686 
3,865,036 
2,736,650 
Aged 
1,289,339 
914,868 
374,471 
Blind 
78,511 
44,173 
34,338 
Other Disability 
5,233,836 
2,905,995 
2,327,841 
Note: To calculate the percent
of males or females out of the total number of people who receive Federally
administered SSI in a particular category, divide the number of males or females
who receive Federally administered SSI who are in a particular category
by the total number of people who receive Federally administered
SSI who are in the same category and multiply the result by 100. Example:
Calculate the percent of males who receiveFederally administered
SSI who are in the aged category out of the total number of people
who receiveFederally administered SSI who are in the
aged category. This calculation would be: 374,471/1,289,339=.290 and .290x100=29.0%
Source: Social Security Administration, SSI Annual Statistical
Report, 2000.