Urinary incontinence is more common in women than it is in men, however, men may also experience the condition, most commonly when they reach the age of 50 or so. It should be kept in mind that, although urinary incontinence affects older men more often than younger men, the onset of incontinence can happen at any age. Current estimates for incontinence in men suggests that about 17 percent of men over age 60, an estimated 600,000 men, experience urinary incontinence, with this percentage increasing with age. Click on this Health Information link to learn the facts about men’s incontinence and how to take control of your own personal situation.