Q: Why do people wear incontinence briefs?
A: Not everyone has to wear an incontinence pad, but those who have overactive bladders or cannot control their bowel movements need this type of product which can help them prevent accidents. Some people may just find them more comfortable than regular underwear.
Q: What percentage of adults wear diapers?
A: Around 12% of all women and 5% of men experience some form of urinary incontinence, although conditions vary from mild and temporary to serious and chronic, according to the Global Forum on Incontinence, which is backed by Essity.
Q: What is a brief diaper?
A: In incontinence terminology, a “brief” is a tape-tab style product that opens, and the tape tabs are fastened at the hip, like baby diapers.