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Table 3 Distribution of signals for causal asyndetic constructions

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

Texts Modality Mental process Relational process Verbal process Total # of asyndetic constructions
Holt 3 (17%) 8 (44%) 5 (28%) 2 (11%) 18
McGraw-Hill 6 (21%) 20 (71%) 2 (7%) 0 (0%) 28
Prentice Hall 1 (3%) 21 (53%) 13 (35%) 2 (5%) 37
McDougal Little 7 (13%) 29 (56%) 13 (25%) 3 (6%) 52
All Texts 17 (13%) 78 (58%) 33 (24%) 7 (5%) 135