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Table 1 Comparison of CD4+ and weight using Complete Case, Imputation and Imputation then Deletion

From: Treating loss-to-follow-up as a missing data problem: a case study using a longitudinal cohort of HIV-infected patients in Haiti

Clinical Characteristic Without Imputation With Imputation With Imputation then Deletion
CD4+ count (cells/μL)
 Median (IQR) [range] 131 (51–212) [0–1400] 141 (60–223) [1–1416] 124 (53–138) [1–1416]
 Missing 12% N/A N/A
Body weight (kg)
 Men median (IQR) 56 (50–63) 55 (48–62) 55(48–62)
 Women median (IQR) 49 (44–56) 48 (42–54) 48 (42–55)
 Missing 3% N/A N/A
 Outcome 12% N/A 12%