Motor neuron disease incidence, prevalence, and geographic distribution in the Netherlands

Takeaway

  • There was a large 53.2% increase in motor neuron disease (MND) mortality rates in the Netherlands from 1998 to 2017, with a geographic variation in MND risk.

Why this matters

    Variation in MND risk between geographic regions indicates that complex environmental or genetic risk factors may play an important role in MND.

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