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Table 5 weA and Pwe as percentage of passivizable verbs

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

Series A
  1985 1995 2005 2015
  n = 1769 n = 152 n = 347 n = 788
weA 18% 14% 21% 30%
Pwe 23% 36% 27% 28%
Series B
  1985 1995 2005 2015
  n = 305 n = 786 n = 310 n = 539
weA 9% 16% 21% 18%
Pwe 44% 38% 31% 37%