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Table 2 Absolute standardised differences for before and after balancing the covariates with the three methods for the 2010 MDHS

From: Assessing the effects of maternal HIV infection on pregnancy outcomes using cross-sectional data in Malawi

CovariatesUnmatchedNN MatchPS MatchIPW
Residence0.290.000.040.06
Wealth0.130.050.030.00
Age0.160.040.060.01
Anaemia0.280.050.030.02
Region0.370.110.030.03
Education0.050.010.050.02
Marital status0.020.030.020.00
Size at birth0.050.020.030.04
Ever terminated pregnancy0.150.010.10.04