Oral Health Indicators - Putnam County

2009-2011

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 # (Table) (Map) N/A 39.1 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (Table) (Map) N/A 19.8 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (Table) (Map) N/A 56.3 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (Table) (Map) N/A 79.5 N/A N/A 81.8 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with at least one dental visit in last year # (Table) (Map) N/A 86.4 N/A N/A 83.4 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (Table) (Map) N/A 62.5 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 3rd
Age-adjusted % of adults who had a dentist visit within the past year # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 73.6 71.1 No 72.7 No 1st
Caries emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19 18.8 68.6 Yes 74.2 Yes 1st
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,516 27.4 32.2 Yes 30.2 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,094 20.3 26.9 Yes 24.3 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2,090 37.7 42.3 Yes 41.6 Yes 3rd
Oral cancer
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 29 7.6 10.5 No 10.9 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 1.9* 2.1 No 2.0 No 2nd
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) N/A s 4.5 N/A 4.2 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 individual NYC counties

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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