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Table 1 Correlations of different measures of geographical accessibility – Spearman's rank correlation coefficients (ρ) (n = 18,165)

From: Measuring geographical accessibility to palliative and end of life (PEoLC) related facilities: a comparative study in an area with well-developed specialist palliative care (SPC) provision

Hospital (nearest) Straight-line distance Travel distance Travel time
Straight-line distance 1.00   
Travel distance 0.97 1.00  
Travel time 0.84 0.88 1.00
Care home (nearest) Straight-line distance Travel distance Travel time
Straight-line distance 1.00   
Travel distance 0.94 1.00  
Travel time 0.88 0.95 1.00
Hospice (nearest) Straight-line distance Travel distance Travel time
Straight-line distance 1.00   
Travel distance 0.99 1.00  
Travel time 0.93 0.95 1.00
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