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The use of propensity score methods to examine comparative effectiveness of treatments provided to children in Kenyan hospitals

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Background: Although randomised controlled trials are the best means of measuring efficacy of interventions and inferring causality challenges of limited generalisability to real life populations, cost and applicability for some types of intervention have prompted efforts to develop alternative approaches using observational data. Such approaches are very rarely used in low income settings. This research utilised a large dataset of well characterised admission events to paediatric w...

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Nuffield Department of Medicine Studentship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-08-30

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