Oral Health Indicators - Schenectady 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) s s N/A N/A 45.4 N/A N/A
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) s s N/A N/A 24.0 N/A N/A
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 73.9 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 4th
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 90.9 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) s s N/A N/A 83.4 N/A N/A
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 9.3 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 73.0 71.1 No 72.7 No 2nd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 72 43.2 72.8 Yes 81.8 Yes 2nd
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 33,075 27.5 32.2 Yes 30.9 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 23,080 19.2 26.9 Yes 25.0 Yes 4th
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (Table) (Trend) (Map) 16,548 37.9 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) 13,901 31.9 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) 1,780 67.0 57.7 Yes 61.4 Yes 1st
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 69 14.9 11.9 No 13.3 No 3rd
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 69 12.3 10.5 No 11.0 No 3rd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 1.5* 2.5 No 2.5 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 1.1* 2.2 No 2.1 No 1st
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2009-2011) (Table) (Trend) (Map) s s 4.6 N/A 4.3 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.

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