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Table 1 Prevalence and incidence of silent brain infarcts in population-based cohorts

From: The epidemiology of silent brain infarction: a systematic review of population-based cohorts

Study name or center Authors Year Country Study design Sample size Mean age Mean prevalence
Prevalence
Seiryo Clinic Study Asumi [[15]] 2010 Japan RHS 324 54 5.2%
Shimane Bokura [[10]] 2006 Japan RHS 2,684 58 14%
Bokura [[16]] 2010 Japan RHS 1,543 62 14%
SNUH Gangnam MRI Survey Kwon [[17]] 2006 Korea RHS 1,588 54 5.5%
Kwon [[18]] 2009 Korea RHS 1,254 70 15.7%
Samsung Medical Centre Lee [[19]] 2000 Korea RHS 994 49 5.8%
‘Brain Dock’ program Matsumoto [[20]] 2007 Japan RHS 476 52 20.8%
Japanese elderly Nakagawa [[21]] 2000 Japan RHS 269 79 62%
Kawasaki medical school Saji [[22]] 2012 Japan RHS 220 69 25%
Saji [[23]] 2012 Japan RHS 240 69 17.5%
Hyogo Brain & Heart Centre Uehara [[24]] 1999 Japan RHS 219 63 40.2%
Second Military Medical University Yi [[25]] 2011 China RHS 1,008 49 32.5%
Chiba University Yoshida [[26]] 2010 Japan RHS 790 61 27.1%
KoGES Cho [[27]] 2013 Korea CS 746 59 7.6%
Kochi University Park [[28]] 2008 Japan CS 2,076 51 5.7%
Memorial Hospital Taipei Chou [[29]] 2011 Taiwan CS and RHS 1,312 52 5%
NILS-LSA Kohara [[30]] 2003 Japan CS 1,721 59 10.3%
FHOS Das [[31]] 2008 USA CS 2,040 62 11%
FHS DeCarli [[32]] 2005 USA CS 2,081 62 12%
ARICS Howard [[33]] 1998 USA CS 1,737 63 11%
ASPS Schmidt R [[34]] 2006 Austria CS 505 70 8%
Ohasama Aono [[35]] 2007 Japan CS 958 66 49%
NOMAS Willey [[36]] 2011 USA CS 1,238 70 16%
MEMO Schmidt WP [[37]] 2004 Germany CS 267 72 12.7%
Rotterdam Scan Vermeer [[38]] 2002 Netherlands CS 1,077 72 20%
CHS* Price [[3]] 1997 USA CS 3,397 75 28%
Sefuri Brain MRI Fukuda [[39]] 2013 Japan CS 715 67 12.4%
3C-Dijon Satizabal [[40]] 2012 France CS 1,841 72.5 8.9%
TASCOG Choi [[41]] 2012 Australia CS 351 72 12.2%
CABL Russo [[42]] 2013 USA CS 455 70 15.4%
Study name or center Authors Year Country Study design Sample size Mean age Mean incidence
Incidence
ARICS Cheung [[43]] 2010 USA CS 810 62 1.9%
CHS* Longstreth [[14]] 2002 USA CS 1,433 74 3.1%
Rotterdam Scan Study Vermeer [[44]] 2003 Netherlands CS 668 71 3.7%
  1. *study reported silent lacunar (subcortical) infarcts only. ARICS, Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study; ASPS, Austrian Stroke Prevention Study; CABL, Cardiovascular Abnormalities and Brain Lesions; CHS, Cardiovascular Health Study; CS, community sample; FHOS, Framingham Heart Offspring Study; FHS, Framingham Heart Study; KoGES, Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study; MEMO, Memory and Morbidity in Augsberg Elderly; NILS-LSA, National Institute for Longevity Sciences-Longtitudinal Study of Aging; NOMAS, Northern Manhattan Study; RHS, routine health screen; SNUH, Seoul National University Hospital; TASCOG, Tasmanian Study of Cognition and Gait.