# Estimating restricted mean treatment effects with stacked survival models

@article{Wey2016EstimatingRM, title={Estimating restricted mean treatment effects with stacked survival models}, author={Andrew Wey and David M. Vock and John E. Connett and K.D. Rudser}, journal={Statistics in Medicine}, year={2016}, volume={35}, pages={3319 - 3332} }

The difference in restricted mean survival times between two groups is a clinically relevant summary measure. With observational data, there may be imbalances in confounding variables between the two groups. One approach to account for such imbalances is estimating a covariate‐adjusted restricted mean difference by modeling the covariate‐adjusted survival distribution and then marginalizing over the covariate distribution. Because the estimator for the restricted mean difference is defined by…

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