More Than 10.1 Million Paid Disability in 2012
More than 10.1 million people were paid disability benefits under the Social Security Disability Insurance program in 2012, 2.5 percent of whom were disabled widows or widowers.
According to the most recent report from the Social Security Administration, awards to 960,206 disabled workers accounted for 90% of awards to 1.06 million disabled beneficiaries.
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