Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 13:19:59 -0400
Reply-To: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Wensui Liu <liuwensui@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Zero-inflated Poisson Regression
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take a look at my sugi paper in 2008 "count data models in sas" and
you should be able to find the answer.
On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Newstat<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am using zero-inflated poisson regression to do data analysis. The
> outcome is number of hospitalization. 70% have never been
> hospitalized, 18% were hospitalized once, and 5% twice. The follow-up
> period (age) varied among the subjects. I have several questions.
> 1. the estimates in the Poisson part were not robust even when I
> slightly changed the categories of some covariants, for example, two
> age groups (<25 and 25-29 years old) were combined.
> 2. When I compared with the point estimates from overdispersed, they
> were even in the opposite direction.
> I am quite confused about which model I shall choose. Could you please
> help me figure it out? Your response is highly appreciated.
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