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By Diagnostic Group, The Average Monthly Benefit In Dollars For People With An Available Diagnosis Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) (2001).
Diagnostic Group Average Benefit For All People Receiving SSDI Average Benefit For Men Receiving SSDI Average Benefit For Women Receiving SSDI
Total
780.70
878.80
665.20
Infectious And Parasitic Diseases
802.60
843.40
684.60
Neoplasms
920.10
1,079.80
774.30
Endocrine, Nutritional, And Metabolic Diseases
751.00
936.50
636.70
Diseases Of The Blood and Blood-Forming Organs
727.70
804.80
659.70
Retardation
548.10
567.00
520.60
Other Mental Disorders
736.70
798.90
668.80
Diseases Of The Nervous System And Sense Organs
804.80
899.80
708.20
Diseases Of The Circulatory System
911.80
1,036.50
673.10
Diseases Of The Respiratory System
832.00
1,010.60
661.10
Diseases Of The Digestive System
845.80
969.30
705.00
Diseases Of The Genitourinary System
836.50
928.00
701.80
Diseases Of The Skin And Subcutaneous Tissue
774.20
899.10
690.40
Diseases Of The Musculoskeletal System And Connective Tissue
841.90
995.20
681.70
Congenital Anomalies
662.80
708.80
613.80
Injuries
824.30
886.30
676.90
Other
764.90
869.00
672.80

Note: The numbers in the row "Total" represent the average monthy benefit that people who have an available diagnosis receive. For example, the average monthy benefit for all women who have an available diagnosis is $665.20. Other people without an available diagnosis who have disabilities and who receive SSDI are not included in this Table.

The Social Security Administration considers a person to have a disability if they cannot do work they did before and adjustments to other work cannot be made due to a medical condition.

Source:
Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2001.

 

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