Table 3

HRs for patient county centroid distance to specialist centre

Distance from county centroid to specialist clinic (km)HR*95% CIp Value
50–1001.030.66 to 1.610.882
100–2000.980.74 to 1.290.873
>2000.990.74 to 1.320.940
  • *After adjustment for age at diagnosis, diagnostic delay, sex, site of onset, riluzole use, gastrostomy, non-invasive ventilation and attendance at the multidisciplinary team (MDT). These results were not significantly altered by stratifying the model by MDT, or by including patients attending the MDT only.