Oral Health Indicators - Essex County

2013-2015

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 50.4 N/A N/A 45.4 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with untreated caries # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 24.9 N/A N/A 24.0 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with dental sealants # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 34.5 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 2nd
% of 3rd grade children with dental insurance # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 86.6 N/A N/A 81.8 Yes 3rd
% of 3rd grade children with at least one dental visit in last year # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 76.8 N/A N/A 83.4 Yes 1st
% of 3rd grade children reported taking fluoride tablets regularly # (2009-2011) (Table) (Map) N/A 85.4 N/A N/A 41.9 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted % of adults who had a dentist visit within the past year # (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 65.8 69.8 No 71.5 No 3rd
Caries outpatient visit rate per 10,000 (aged 3-5 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 43 141.8 83.4 Yes 103.2 No 3rd
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8,433 29.4 31.7 Yes 31.6 Yes 3rd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6,781 23.7 27.4 Yes 27.2 Yes 4th
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,980 46.5 46.4 No 46.6 No 2nd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3,610 42.2 42.3 No 42.9 No 2nd
% of children, aged 2-20 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1,267 61.3 59.2 No 61.2 No 2nd
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26 22.3 12.4 Yes 14.0 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26 15.2 10.6 No 11.3 No 4th
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 8.6 2.4 Yes 2.6 Yes 4th
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 5.6 2.1 Yes 2.0 Yes 4th
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 14.2* 4.6 Yes 4.4 Yes 4th

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.