Oral Health Indicators - Rensselaer 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 40.8 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 2nd
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (Table) (Map) N/A 19.7 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (Table) (Map) N/A 56.0 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (Table) (Map) N/A 93.9 N/A N/A 81.8 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children with at least one dental visit in last year # (Table) (Map) N/A 88.5 N/A N/A 83.4 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (Table) (Map) N/A 38.8 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 1st
Age-adjusted % of adults who had a dentist visit within the past year # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 72.3 71.1 No 72.7 No 2nd
Caries emergency department visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 35 22.3 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) 25,111 27.3 32.2 Yes 30.2 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 19,086 20.7 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) 11,330 35.9 42.3 Yes 41.6 Yes 4th
Oral cancer
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 63 11.4 10.5 No 10.9 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 14 2.6 2.1 No 2.0 No 3rd
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2008-2010) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 3.6* 4.5 No 4.2 No 1st

N/A: Data not available

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

#: Data not available for individual NYC counties

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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