Table 3

HR and 95% CI for incident depression according to categories of daily alcohol intake adapted to the spline results
Alcohol intake categories (g/day) 0 <5 5-15 >15
OVERALL SAMPLE
Cases/Person-years 114/16,921 204/33,011 95/23,242 46/9,753
Age and sex adjusted 1 (Ref.) 0.96 (0.76-1.21) 0.66 (0.49-0.87) 0.77 (0.53-1.10)
Multiple-adjusted model a 1 (Ref.) 0.94 (0.75-1.19) 0.65 (0.49-0.86) 0.73 (0.50-1.06)
MALES
Cases/Person-years 22/3,814 53/10,911 49/12,776 32/7,610
Age adjusted 1 (Ref.) 0.82 (0.49-1.34) 0.64 (0.39-1.07) 0.68 (0.39-1.17)
Multiple-adjusted model b 1 (Ref.) 0.82 (0.50-1.36) 0.64 (0.39-1.07) 0.68 (0.39-1.19)
FEMALES
Cases/Person-years 88/12,629 136/19,523 59/12,578 12/1,706
Age adjusted 1 (Ref.) 1.01 (0.78-1.31) 0.62 (0.44-0.89) 0.86 (0.49-1.51)
Multiple-adjusted model b 1 (Ref.) 0.97 (0.75-1.27) 0.62 (0.43-0.89) 0.84 (0.47-1.48)

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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