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Table 3 Absolute standardised differences for before and after balancing the covariates with the three methods for the 2015-16 MDHS

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

CovariatesUnmatchedNN MatchPS MatchIPW
Residence0.300.010.020.01
Wealth0.140.030.010.06
Age0.390.100.030.06
Anaemia0.430.020.060.01
Region0.350.190.060.03
Education0.020.010.060.01
Marital status0.280.030.010.01
Size at birth0.100.020.040.02
Ever terminated pregnancy0.160.020.090.03