Oral Health Indicators - Essex County

2012-2014

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Oral health survey of 3rd grade children
% of 3rd grade children with caries experience # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 50.4 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 24.9 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 34.5 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 2nd
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 86.6 N/A N/A 81.8 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with at least one dental visit in last year # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 76.8 N/A N/A 83.4 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 85.4 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who had a dentist visit within the past year # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 65.8 69.8 No 71.5 No 3rd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43 141.8 83.4 Yes 103.0 No 3rd
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,128 28.7 31.3 Yes 30.8 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,448 22.8 27.2 Yes 26.5 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,798 45.0 45.8 No 45.6 No 2nd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,407 40.4 41.7 No 41.8 Yes 2nd
% of children, aged 2-21 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,231 64.0 58.2 Yes 59.9 Yes 1st
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21 17.9 12.1 No 13.5 No 4th
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 21 12.8 10.5 No 11.0 No 3rd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 6.8* 2.5 Yes 2.6 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 4.8* 2.2 No 2.1 No 4th
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) s s 4.8 N/A 4.6 N/A N/A

N/A: Data not available

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

#: Data not available for NYC counties

NOTE: Government sponsored insurance programs include Medicaid and Child Health Plus.