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619. Persons With Work Disability, by Selected Characteristics

[In thousands, except percent (16,846 represents 16,846,000). As of March. Covers civilian noninstitutional population and members of Armed Forces living off post or with their families on post. Persons are classified as having a work disability if they (1) have a health problem or disability which prevents them from working or which limits the kind or amount of work they can do; (2) have a service-connected disability or ever retired or left a job for health reasons; (3) did not work in survey reference week or previous year because of long-term illness or disability; or (4) are under age 65, and are covered by medicare or receive supplemental security income. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1 and Appendix III]

 
1995 1997 1998 1999
AGE AND PARTICIPATION STATUS IN
ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Total 1 Male Female White Black Hispanic 2 Total 1 Male Female White Black Hispanic 2 Total 1 Male Female White Black Hispanic 2 Total 1 Male Female White Black Hispanic 2
 
    Persons with work disability 16,846 8,444 8,402 12,993 3,191 1,650 17,439 8,454 8,985 13,293 3,456 1,701 17,157 8,291 8,867 13,289 3,163 1,740 16,993 8,289 8,704 12,879 3,418 1,723
16 to 24 years old 1,357 661 696 957 336 168 1,390 686 703 955 341 180 1,368 675 693 984 313 183 1,292 655 637 903 329 176
25 to 34 years old 2,654 1,272 1,382 1,959 576 271 2,622 1,237 1,386 1,916 612 278 2,131 987 1,144 1,628 424 251 2,132 1,013 1,119 1,521 537 237
35 to 44 years old 3,993 2,089 1,904 3,025 835 366 4,075 2,034 2,041 3,024 907 416 4,035 2,029 2,006 3,002 890 419 3,928 2,010 1,918 2,905 867 396
45 to 54 years old 4,089 2,094 1,996 3,206 703 395 4,368 2,128 2,241 3,419 785 369 4,488 2,123 2,365 3,543 746 396 4,532 2,227 2,305 3,517 806 438
55 to 64 years old 4,752 2,327 2,425 3,846 741 451 4,983 2,370 2,614 3,980 811 457 5,136 2,477 2,659 4,131 790 491 5,108 2,383 2,726 4,034 878 475
 
    Percent work disabled of total population 10.1 10.3 9.9 9.4 15.5 9.7 10.2 10.0 10.4 9.4 16.2 9.1 10.0 9.8 10.1 9.3 14.7 9.0 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.0 15.5 8.7
16 to 24 years old 4.2 4.1 4.3 3.7 7.0 3.9 4.2 4.1 4.3 3.6 6.9 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.7 6.3 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.4 6.5 3.5
25 to 34 years old 6.5 6.3 6.7 5.9 10.8 5.2 6.5 6.2 6.9 5.9 11.4 5.1 5.5 5.1 5.8 5.2 8.1 4.6 5.6 5.4 5.7 5.0 10.3 4.3
35 to 44 years old 9.5 10.1 8.9 8.7 16.3 9.5 9.3 9.3 9.2 8.3 16.8 9.5 9.1 9.3 9.0 8.2 16.3 9.1 8.8 9.2 8.5 7.9 15.6 8.6
45 to 54 years old 13.4 14.0 12.7 12.3 22.0 17.4 13.2 13.2 13.3 12.2 22.3 15.0 13.2 12.8 13.6 12.3 20.4 14.7 12.9 13.0 12.7 11.8 20.9 15.3
55 to 64 years old 22.9 23.6 22.3 21.3 35.8 32.4 23.1 23.1 23.3 21.6 37.4 28.3 23.1 23.2 23.0 21.6 35.5 30.1 22.3 21.7 22.8 20.5 38.4 27.9
 
    Percent of work disabled--
Receiving social security income 28.1 30.6 25.6 28.4 28.9 26.1 30.3 31.9 28.9 31.6 26.5 25.4 31.5 34.3 29.0 32.1 31.1 26.7 31.1 32.2 30.1 31.7 30.4 29.1
Receiving food stamps 24.4 19.8 29.1 19.8 41.0 32.6 23.6 19.5 27.3 19.9 36.9 35.5 20.2 16.2 24.0 16.8 34.0 27.7 18.2 14.4 21.9 15.5 27.6 26.4
Covered by medicaid 31.7 27.2 36.2 26.9 48.9 42.7 34.7 30.5 38.7 30.4 49.0 48.4 33.9 29.3 38.1 30.4 48.1 42.9 32.0 27.2 36.6 28.6 44.7 42.2
Residing in public housing 5.6 4.4 6.8 3.2 15.0 8.0 7.0 5.3 8.7 4.9 14.4 12.2 6.6 5.0 8.1 4.8 14.3 10.1 6.8 5.3 8.3 5.0 13.6 9.6
Residing in subsidized housing 3.6 2.7 4.6 3.0 5.9 5.0 3.4 2.7 4.1 2.5 6.6 5.8 3.5 3.0 4.0 3.0 5.2 5.5 3.6 3.0 4.1 2.8 6.5 4.8



1 Includes other races not shown separately.
2 Hispanic persons may be of any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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