Table 3

Comparisons of modelled endpoints after genetic matching only and after genetic matching and entropy balancing

VariableIncidence rate ratioSEP valueLower CIUpper CI
After genetic matching only
 Emergency inpatient admissions0.9870.0770.8700.8481.149
 Elective inpatient admissions1.1630.0890.0481.0011.351
 Inpatient bed days0.8320.0920.0950.6711.033
 A&E attendances0.9380.0540.2620.8381.049
 Outpatient attendances1.0210.0440.6370.9371.111
 GP attendances1.1070.023<0.0011.0621.154
After genetic matching and entropy balancing
 Emergency inpatient admissions0.9680.0790.6940.8261.136
 Elective inpatient admissions1.2680.1030.0041.0801.487
 Inpatient bed days0.9040.1020.3740.7251.128
 A&E attendances0.9430.0570.3260.8381.061
 Outpatient attendances1.0590.0470.1970.9711.155
 GP attendances1.1100.027<0.0011.0581.165
  • GP, general practitioner.