In the US, over 17 million people suffer from daily urinary incontinence. When discussing the prevalence of incontinence, women are more predisposed to this condition. To get a better grasp on the seriousness of urinary incontinence, take a look at some facts:
- Between the ages of 30 and 59, one in four women has had an episode of urinary incontinence
- More than 50% of elderly people which are living at home or placed in specialized facilities have urinary incontinence
- The good news is that 80% of those affected by urinary incontinence can be cured, or have their life improved.