Optimal Propensity Score Matching Strategies for Subgroup Analyses

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Thursday, March 15, 2018
    Status
    Complete
    Description

    The objective of this workgroup was to design and implement a simulation experiment to compare the performance of alternative subgroup matching strategies when using propensity score matching followed by testing in an empirical example.

    Workgroup Leader(s)

    Shirley Wang, PhD, ScM; Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Workgroup Member(s)

    Bruce Fireman, MA, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA

    Katherine Freitas, Susan Gruber, PhD, MPH, MS; Adee Kennedy, MS, MPH; Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Yong Ma, PhD, MS; Michael Nguyen, MD; Mat Soukup, PhD; Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA, Silver Spring, MD

    Julia Spoendlin Allen, PhD; Joshua Gagne, PharmD, ScD; Yinzhu Jin, MS, MPH; Mengdong He, MS; Sebastian Schneeweiss, MD, ScD; Richard Wyss, PhD; Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA