Uses of Poisson regression – for count, binary and time-to-event data

By : Lisa Kaltenbach

Poisson regression for :

  1. Count data (ex. no. of surgical site infections)
  2. Binary data (ex. received vaccine(yes/no) as alternative to logistic reg
  3. Time-to-event data (ex. time-to-stroke with time dependent covar) as alternative to survival analysis

Source:

http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/pub/Main/LisaKaltenbach/poissonregtalk.pdf