On the use of summary comorbidity measures for prognosis and survival treatment effect estimation

Abstract

Prognostic scores have been proposed as outcome based confounder adjustment scores akin to propensity scores. However, prognostic scores have not been widely used in the substantive literature. Instead, comorbidity scores, which are limited versions of prognostic scores, have been used extensively by clinical and health services researchers. A comorbidity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10742-017-0171-2

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