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    Help needed! Absolute or relative changes?

    I would like to compare the changes in salt excretion caused by a saline infusion in a group of patients studied under high sodium and low sodium intake.

    I am going to use a paired samples t-test, but should I use the absolute changes or the relative changes?

    The salt excretion is significantly lower during low salt intake at baseline.
    Last edited by Carolina; 06-17-2009 at 04:19 AM.

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