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Table 3 Results for multi-author papers

From: The extent to which the passive voice is used in the scientific journal article, 1985–2015

Series A
  1985 1995 2005 2015
  n = 3286 n = 319 n = 719 n = 1143
Act 24% 19% 31% 44%
Pass 30% 28% 26% 25%
NP 46% 52% 52% 31%
Series B
  1985 1995 2005 2015
  n = 635 n = 1330 n = 508 n = 911
Act 19% 30% 35% 28%
Pass 29% 29% 26% 31%
NP 52% 41% 39% 41%