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Table 1 Characteristics of 507 respondents

From: COVID-19 related poor mental health and sleep disorders in rheumatic patients: a citizen science project

  Total (n = 507)
Gender Female n (%) 417 (82.2%)
Age yrs., median (Q1, Q3) 54 (44–63)
Disease duration yrs., median (Q1, Q3) 10 (5–20)
Diagnosis, n (%)
 inflammatory arthritis 375 (73.9%)
 connective tissue diseases 96 (18.9%)
 primary fibromyalgia 31 (6.1%)
 miscellaneous 6 (1.1%)
Comorbidities, n (%)
 Arterial hypertension 95 (18.7%)
 Diabetes 17 (3.4%)
 Cardiovascular disease 16 (3.2%)
 Overweight/obesity 54 (10.7%)
 Gastritis 45 (8.9%)
 Gastroesophageal reflux disease 85 (16.8%)
 Intestinal diseases 36 (7.1%)
 Thyroiditis 70 (13.8%)
 Ocular diseases 42 (8.2%)
Resident in Lombardy n (%) 412 (81.3%)
COVID-19 Infection n (%) 63 (12.4%)
  1. Self-reported characteristics of 507 respondents with rheumatic diseases