Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) awards were 37.3 % of applications in fiscal year 2004. This compares with 41.04% in 2003.
However, things may be looking up for SSDI applicants: in the first two quarters of 2005 the percentages of awards were 39.86% and 39.67% respectively.
The figures are from the Social Security Administration. www.ssa.gov/OACT/STATS/dibStat.html
To follow developments in Social Security disability, visit: www.disabilityfacts.com
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