A Visual Diagnostic Tool for Causal Inference

Rosenbaum and Rubin (1983) suggested a visual representation, that can be used as a diagnostic tool, for examining whether the relationship between the confounders and the outcome are sufficiently controlled, or whether there is a more complex relationship that requires further adjustment. This short commentary highlights this simple tool, providing an example of its utility along with relevant R code.

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August 1, 2022
1 minute read, 60 words
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