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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.

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