Table 2

Proportion developing/improving/never/always having problems, per sleep domain among the 866 individuals with RA newly diagnosed during 2008–2018 and that had answered the questionnaire at both 1 and 3 years after diagnosis

Sleep problems
Always125 (14%)
Never597 (70%)
Improving90 (11%)
Developing87 (10%)
Non-restorative sleep
Always85 (10%)
Never668 (78%)
Improving89 (10%)
Developing60 (7%)
Insomnia
Always58 (7%)
Never728 (85%)
Improving50 (7%)
Developing57 (7%)
Insufficient sleep
Always41 (5%)
Never740 (86%)
Improving40 (5%)
Developing51 (6%)
Sleep quality perceived as poor
Always100 (12%)
Never642 (74%)
Improving61 (7%)
Develop66 (8%)
Sleep considered a health problem
Always94 (11%)
Never635 (73%)
Improving71 (8%)
Developing72 (8%)