Principles for modeling propensity scores in medical research: a systematic literature review.

@article{Weitzen2004PrinciplesFM,
  title={Principles for modeling propensity scores in medical research: a systematic literature review.},
  author={Sherry Weitzen and Kate L. Lapane and Alicia Y. Toledano and Anne L. Hume and Vincent Mor},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={841-53}
}
PURPOSE To document which established criteria for logistic regression modeling researchers consider when using propensity scores in observational studies. METHODS We performed a systematic review searching Medline and Science Citation to identify observational studies published in 2001 that addressed clinical questions using propensity score methods to adjust for treatment assignment. We abstracted aspects of propensity score model development (e.g. variable selection criteria, continuous… CONTINUE READING