Propensity scores: From naive enthusiasm to intuitive understanding

Elizabeth Williamson, Ruth Morley, Alan Lucas, James Carpenter

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Abstract

Estimation of the effect of a binary exposure on an outcome in the presence of confounding is often carried out via outcome regression modelling. An alternative approach is to use propensity score methodology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273 - 293
Number of pages21
JournalStatistical Methods in Medical Research
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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