cobalt: Covariate Balance Tables and Plots

Generate balance tables and plots for covariates of groups preprocessed through matching, weighting or subclassification, for example, using propensity scores. Includes integration with 'MatchIt', 'twang', 'Matching', 'optmatch', 'CBPS', 'ebal', and 'WeightIt' for assessing balance on the output of their preprocessing functions. Users can also specify data for balance assessment not generated through the above packages. Also included are methods for assessing balance in clustered or multiply imputed data sets. (Note that 'CBPS' and 'WeightIt' have been archived, but 'cobalt' is still compatible with older versions and development versions.)

Version: 3.2.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: ggplot2 (≥ 2.2.0), ggstance
Suggests: MatchIt, twang, Matching, optmatch, ebal, mice, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2018-02-20
Author: Noah Greifer [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Noah Greifer <noah.greifer at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: cobalt results


Reference manual: cobalt.pdf
Vignettes: "Covariate Balance Tables and Plots: A Guide to the cobalt Package"
"Appendix 1: Using cobalt with Other Preprocessing Packages"
"Appendix 2: Using cobalt with Complicated Data"
"Appendix 3: Using cobalt with Longitudinal Treatments"
Package source: cobalt_3.2.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: cobalt_3.2.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: not available
Old sources: cobalt archive


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