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Table 3 Predictor means between synthetic and test case in pre-intervention period—Quadrant 1 countries

From: Estimating the impact of donor programs on child mortality in low- and middle-income countries: a synthetic control analysis of child health programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development

Variables* Real Synthetic Mean Std dev.
TFR 6.56 6.77 4.928765 1.681963
Stunting 49.22 48.45 35.75449 16.63775
HIV 5.10 1.32 1.552914 3.751662
DPT 47.73 30.42 58.76974 28.79853
Sanitation 17.10 17.03 45.64145 28.97808
Clean water 40.30 44.20 66.24747 22.26785
Logged GDP 6.08 6.49 7.378961 1.157757
Urbanization 23.36 23.36 41.80917 20.47601
ODA per capita 41.06 41.10 45.79208 46.53611
Polity score − 2.90 − 2.91 − 1.25822 6.643895
Under-five mortality (1998) 167.31 167.31 103.7425 68.59552
Under-five mortality (1990) 189.46 189.43 118.0603 75.78079
Under-five mortality (1980) 219.89 219.85 147.9589 78.69472
  1. *Ordering of these predictors is important in the nested analysis and the results can be replicated if the variables are entered in Stata syntax in the above manner