Oral Health Indicators - Rensselaer 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 40.8 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 2nd
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 19.7 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 56.0 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (2009-2011) (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 # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 88.5 N/A N/A 83.4 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (2009-2011) (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 # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 70.3 69.8 No 71.5 No 2nd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 109 69.8 83.4 Yes 103.0 Yes 2nd
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,992 27.9 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) 28,681 23.5 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) 17,395 41.7 45.8 Yes 45.6 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2013-2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15,915 38.1 41.7 Yes 41.8 Yes 3rd
% of children, aged 2-21 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4,976 56.0 58.2 Yes 59.9 Yes 3rd
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 67 14.0 12.1 No 13.5 No 2nd
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 67 12.0 10.5 No 11.0 No 3rd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 1.7* 2.5 No 2.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 1.4* 2.2 No 2.1 No 1st
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 3.5* 4.8 No 4.6 No 1st

N/A: Data not available

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

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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