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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of SSDI applicants, at the month of application

From: How do people with disabilities cope while waiting for disability insurance benefits?

  Month of application
  Mean Standard deviation
Age 45 0.29
Male 53.8 1.20
Race   
  White 78 0.92
  Black 19.5 0.88
  Other 2.5 0.33
Education   
  High-school drop-out 31.6 1.02
  High-school graduate 37.3 1.06
  Some college 31 1.06
Marital status   
  Married 50.4 1.11
  Divorced 25.4 0.96
  Single 19.2 0.96
Family/household structure   
  Family size 2.7 0.04
  Household size 2.9 0.04
  Number of kids in family 0.7 0.02
Employment   
  Employed this month 25.1 0.94
Income   
  Income (person) 1,063 42.61
  Income (household) 3,086 69.47
  Earnings (monthly, person) 415 27.60
  Earnings (household) 2,071 59.09
SSDI   
  Application right-censored 14.6 0.78
  Application duration 6.6 0.33
  Joint SSDI/SSI application 47.8 1.11
N 4,594  
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