6. Frequency of nocturnal enuresis
What is the incidence of nocturnal enuresis ?
Nocturnal enuresis is very common in children and usually decreases with age. In general, nocturnal enuresis occurs in more than 15% of 5 year-olds, 8% of 8 year-olds, 3% of 12 year-olds, and 1% of 16 year-olds. Nocturnal enuresis may even continue into adulthood, affecting less than 1% of adults. Bedwetting is twice as common in boys as in girls.