Table 2

HR and 95% CI for incident depression according to categories of daily alcohol intake in the overall sample and stratified by sex
Alcohol intake categories (g/day) 0 <10 10-25 >25
OVERALL SAMPLE
Cases/Person-years 114/16,921 255/48,206 68/13,711 22/4,088
Age and sex adjusted 1 (Ref.) 0.84 (0.67-1.05) 0.83 (0.61-1.14) 0.91 (0.56-1.46)
Multiple-adjusted model a 1 (Ref.) 0.83 (0.66-1.04) 0.81 (0.59-1.11) 0.86 (0.53-1.39)
Interaction between sex and categories of alcohol intake P=0.644
MALES
Cases/Person-years 22/3,814 76/18,654 41/9,130 17/3,513
Age adjusted 1 (Ref.) 0.68 (0.42-1.10) 0.75 (0.45-1.26) 0.77 (0.40-1.45)
Multiple-adjusted model b 1 (Ref.) 0.69 (0.43-1.11) 0.76 (0.45-1.29) 0.76 (0.40-1.47)
FEMALES
Cases/Person-years 92/13,107 179/29,552 27/4,582 5/575
Age adjusted 1 (Ref.) 0.89 (0.69-1.14) 0.81 (0.52-1.24) 1.06 (0.43-2.61)
Multiple-adjusted model b 1 (Ref.) 0.87 (0.67-1.13) 0.78 (0.50-1.21) 1.06 (0.43-2.63)

a. Adjusted for age, sex, smoking, physical activity (MET-h/week), total energy intake (Kcal/day), baseline body mass index (kg/m2), adherence to the MDP, marital status, and employment status.

b. Excluding sex from the previous multiple-adjusted model.

The SUN Project 1999–2010.

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