[R] Overall model significance for poisson GLM

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Mon Apr 9 19:49:54 CEST 2012

Not really an R question. Post on a statistics site like

-- Bert

On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 9:51 AM, Pat Wilkins <pwilkin2 at illinois.edu> wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am running glm models for species counts using a poisson link function.
> Normal summary functions for this provide summary statistics in the form of
> the deviance, AIC, and p-values for individual predictors.  I would like to
> obtain the p-value for the overall model.  So far, I have been using an
> analysis of deviance table to check a model against the null model with the
> intercept as the only predictor.
> Any advice on other methods to obtain the proper p-value would be
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Pat
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