Association between tea consumption based on data from a food frequency questionnaire and risk of type 2 diabetes obtained by spline regression with 3 knots (1, 4, 7 cups per day) and 0 cups per day as reference (n = 26,039).

2013-02-20T04:29:21Z (GMT) by The InterAct Consortium

Dotted lines represent 95% confidence intervals (95%CI). Pnon-linearity = 0.20. Hazard ratios were adjusted for sex, smoking status, physical activity level, education level, intake of energy, protein, carbohydrates, saturated fatty acids, mono-unsaturated fatty acids, poly-unsaturated fatty acids, alcohol, fiber, coffee, juices, soft-drinks, milk, and body mass index.