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Inverse Probability of Treatment Weighting (Propensity Score) using the Military Health System Data Repository and National Death Index
 

Inverse Probability of Treatment Weighting (Propensity Score) using the Military Health System Data Repository and National Death Index

Article doi: 10.3791/59825
January 8th, 2020

Summary January 8th, 2020

When randomized controlled trials are not feasible, a comprehensive health care data source like the Military Health System Data Repository provides an attractive alternative for retrospective analyses. Incorporating mortality data from the national death index and balancing differences between groups using propensity weighting helps reduce biases inherent in retrospective designs.

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