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Using Poisson instead of transforming the data

I note with interest an article which has been suggested to me over here: http://blog.stata.com/tag/poisson-regression/ I have the problems outlined in this blog - namely zeros (in the independent ...
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Comparing ln(y) =bX vs. OLS and other count data models

My data is a balanced panel: 12 years $\cdot$ 600 ids $\cdot$ 12 months = 86,400 observations. For about 150 of my 600 ids, at a certain point in this 12 year period a treatment is applied switching ...
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Incidence Rate Ratios in R (poisson regression)

I would like to run a poisson regression and have R calculate incidence rate ratios, much like the irr option for poisson regression in stata. If anyone can advise how to do this I would be grateful. ...
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Poisson regression instead of log transformation of a continuous outcome variable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Poisson regression vs. log-count least-squares regression? This post got me to thinking about when it makes sense to use poisson regression instead of log transforming a ...