Oral Health Indicators - Rensselaer County

2010-2012

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 # (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 72.3 71.1 No 72.7 No 2nd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33 20.9 72.8 Yes 81.8 Yes 1st
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28,735 27.2 32.2 Yes 30.9 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23,406 22.2 26.9 Yes 25.0 Yes 2nd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 13,782 37.4 44.3 Yes 43.2 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 12,254 33.3 39.3 Yes 38.5 Yes 3rd
% of children, aged 2-21 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,491 63.3 57.7 Yes 61.4 No 2nd
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 64 13.4 11.9 No 13.3 No 2nd
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 64 11.7 10.5 No 11.0 No 3rd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 2.3 2.5 No 2.5 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 11 2.0 2.2 No 2.1 No 2nd
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 3.5* 4.6 No 4.3 No 2nd

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.

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