The use of percentage change from baseline as an outcome in a controlled trial is statistically inefficient: a simulation study. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Computer Simulation
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

abstract

  • Percentage change from baseline should not be used in statistical analysis. Trialists wishing to report this statistic should use another method, such as ANCOVA, and convert the results to a percentage change by using mean baseline scores.

publication date

  • December 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC34605

PubMed ID

  • 11459516

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 6

volume

  • 1