Oral Health Indicators - Suffolk 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 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) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 708 46.3 83.4 Yes 103.2 Yes 1st
Medicaid oral health indicators
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 319,032 31.1 31.7 Yes 31.6 Yes 2nd
% of Medicaid enrollees with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 281,465 27.4 27.4 No 27.2 Yes 2nd
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) who had at least one dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 163,703 48.4 46.4 Yes 46.6 Yes 1st
% of Medicaid enrollees (aged 2-20 years) with at least one preventive dental visit within the last year # (2014-2016) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 151,922 44.9 42.3 Yes 42.9 Yes 1st
% of children, aged 2-20 years, with at least one dental visit in government sponsored insurance programs (2015) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 57,931 64.0 59.2 Yes 61.2 Yes 1st
Oral cancer
Crude incidence rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 629 14.0 12.4 Yes 14.0 No 2nd
Age-adjusted incidence rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 629 11.4 10.6 No 11.3 No 3rd
Crude mortality rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 87 1.9 2.4 No 2.6 No 1st
Age-adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 87 1.6 2.1 No 2.0 No 1st
Mortality per 100,000 (aged 45-74 years) (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 54 3.2 4.6 Yes 4.4 No 2nd

N/A: Data not available

#: Data not available for NYC counties

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