Prevalence of silent brain infarcts reported in 6 population-based studies*
Age range (y)
41–5051–6061–7071–8081–90
Number of studies22654
Prevalence range1.5–8.1%4.0–8.4%7.6–21%12–30%25–40%
  • *Extrapolated from figure 2 in the original review and confirmed by author.

  • *Extrapolated from figure 2 in the original review and confirmed by author.