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Table 1 Source of information for incident MND cases in the study population

From: Incidence of and risk factors for Motor Neurone Disease in UK women: a prospective study

  Incident MND cases
Hospital admission data and death certificate 490 (65%)
Hospital admissions data only* 205 (27%)
Death Certificate only (any mention)** 57 (8%)
- underlying cause of death 54[95%]
- contributing cause of death 3 [5%]
Total cases 752 (100%)
  1. *To 31st March 2008 for England, 31st December 2008 for Scotland.
  2. ** To end December 2008.