RA in America 2014
RA’s progression can vary greatly from one person to the next. 34% of RA in America respondents were diagnosed with Moderate (Stage 2) RA and 32% were diagnosed with Severe (Stage 3). Although a majority of respondents knew which stage of RA they were currently diagnosed with, 20% did not know.
For many people, RA is not the only health condition they are living with. Mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety, were most common, followed closely by hypertension (high blood pressure) and fibromyalgia.