Reading a paper, the authors use a "Conditional fixed effects Poisson with population exposure." I wasn't sure what "population exposure" meant, so I looked it up. It seems like the term comes from ...
While going through a statistics course for medicine students, I ran accross a problem related to incidence rates. The context of the problem is a chapter about the Poisson distribution. In the ...
I want to compare to incidence rate's between two groups (one without a disease and one with). I was planning to calculate the incidence rate ratio (IRR), i.e. incidence rate group B/ incidence rate ...
I've followed guidelines for comparing models in Chapter 6 of Bolker's Ecological Models and Data in R, applying code used in this section to cancer count data. The models include parameters for age ...
Brief Summary Why is it more common for logistic regression (with odds ratios) to be used in cohort studies with binary outcomes, as opposed to poisson regression (with relative risks)? Background ...
I recently started working for a tuberculosis clinic. We meet periodically to discuss the number of TB cases we're currently treating, the number of tests administered, etc. I'd like to start ...