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Table 1 Frequency of causal constructions per textbook

From: An analysis of causal asyndetic constructions in United States history textbooks

Textbook Level of school Causal material processes Conjunctions Causal asyndetic constructions Total number of words in passages
Holt High 15 (.26%) 14 (.24%) 18 (.31%) 5,720
McGraw Hill High 33 (.20%) 11 (0%) 28 (.17%) 16,436
Prentice Hall Middle 35 (.24%) 13 (0%) 37 (.25%) 14,531
McDougal Little Middle 46 (.25%) 38 (.21%) 52 (.28%) 18,450