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Table 4 Mediation analysis for the relationship between dietary patterns and depression

From: The relationship between dietary patterns and depression mediated by serum levels of Folate and vitamin B12

dietary patternsModel1
p value
2
p value
3
p value
OR(95%CI)
Healthy dietary patternFolate0.0280.10< 0.0010.4 (0.25–0.66)
Vitamin B120.0280.17< 0.0010.995 (0.993–0.998)
Unhealthy dietary patternFolate0.0200.30< 0.0010.5 (0.35–0.72)
Vitamin B120.0200.60< 0.0010.995 (0.993–0.998)
  1. Model 1: Logistic regression model for studying the relation between depression and quartiles of dietary patterns
  2. Model 2: Logistic regression model for studying the relation between quartiles of healthy dietary pattern and depression with mediation variables
  3. Model 3: Logistic regression relationship between mediation variables and depression
  4. All of 3 models were adjusted for job, education, marital status, children number, smoking and hookah use, depression history, unemployment history in the past 5 year, tragic events in the past 6 months and the whole lifetime, energy intake, physical activity and dietary patterns