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Table 6. Persons with a disability who used a financial assistance program in the past year by age, employment status, usual full- or part-time status, and program limitation on work, July 2019

Table 6. Persons with a disability who used a financial assistance program in the past year by age, employment status, usual full- or part-time status, and program limitation on work, July 2019 [Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total Persons who used a financial assistance program
Total Percent of
total
Percent of persons who used a
financial assistance program
Total Worked
less
because
of
program(1)
Did not
work less
because
of
program(1)

Persons with a disability

Total, 16 years and over

30,344 17,634 58.1 100.0 7.3 91.7

16 to 64 years

14,982 8,033 53.6 100.0 11.9 86.7

65 years and over

15,362 9,601 62.5 100.0 3.4 95.9

Employed

5,830 1,610 27.6 100.0 14.1 85.2

Usually work full time

3,957 767 19.4 100.0 7.7 91.8

Usually work part time

1,873 843 45.0 100.0 20.0 79.3

Unemployed

513 233 45.5 100.0 6.4 92.8

Not in the labor force

24,001 15,791 65.8 100.0 6.6 92.4

Footnotes
(1) Persons with a disability were able to report more than one financial assistance program, and the report of a limitation could refer to any of the assistance programs used. Data may not sum to total because some persons did not respond to the question on work limitation.

NOTE: Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. Financial assistance programs include: Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability Income, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Disability Compensation, disability insurance payments, Medicaid, Medicare, and other payments or programs.

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Last Modified Date: May 01, 2020