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Table 7 Chances of weA occurring

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

  1985 1995 2005 2015
Series A
 Material 1: 56.3 1: 8.0 1: 12.0 1: 3.6
 Mental 1: 2.2 1: 2.9 1: 2.6 1: 1.8
 Verbal 1: 2.7 1: 2.6 1: 2.5 1: 2.2