Oral Health Indicators - Suffolk County

2011-2013

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 48.7 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 29.6 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 14.1 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 74.7 N/A N/A 81.8 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children with at least one dental visit in last year # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 72.6 N/A N/A 83.4 No 1st
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 44.7 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 2nd
Age-adjusted % of adults who had a dentist visit within the past year # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 69.2 69.8 No 71.5 No 2nd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 750 48.0 79.2 Yes 93.5 Yes 1st
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 266,294 31.4 31.8 Yes 30.9 Yes 1st
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 227,202 26.8 26.6 Yes 25.1 Yes 1st
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 130,645 46.4 45.0 Yes 44.3 Yes 1st
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 119,254 42.3 40.1 Yes 39.7 Yes 1st
% of children, aged 2-21 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2013) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 52,032 62.7 59.2 Yes 61.4 Yes 1st
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 570 12.7 12.1 No 13.5 No 2nd
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 570 10.8 10.5 No 11.0 No 2nd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 105 2.3 2.5 No 2.6 No 2nd
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 105 2.0 2.2 No 2.1 No 2nd
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2010-2012) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 61 3.7 4.8 No 4.6 No 2nd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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