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Re: st: xtmepoisson postestimation


From   Owen Gallupe <ogallupe@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: xtmepoisson postestimation
Date   Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:37:15 -0400

Hi,

I'm interested in the question proposed by Jihane but assuming an
outcome variable was used for which a Poisson model was expected to be
suitable (i.e., not a dichotomous variable). In that case, how would
one appropriately test the model fit of a multilevel Poisson model?

Thanks.

Owen Gallupe


On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 6:05 PM, David Greenberg <dg4@nyu.edu> wrote:
> IF you your outcome variable is binary, why are you assuming a Poisson
> distribution? David Greenberg, Sociology Department, NYU
>
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:32 AM, jihane ben farhat <jirnaine@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Statalist,
>>
>> could you please help me to test that my xtmepoisson model fits properly.
>> The syntax is as below:
>>
>> xi:xtmepoisson outcome i.age i.gender i.origin || project:, exp(y) re irr
>>
>> With outcome = yes or no
>> and y is my follow-up duration.
>>
>> I mean, I would like to see if my residuals and the random effect follow a
>> Normal distribution, and then how to compare Predict vs observed data?
>>
>> Thank you for your help.
>> Regards,
>> Jihane
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