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Table 8 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 B
 Material 1: 26.0 1: 25.7 1: 3.5 1: 4.7
 Mental 1: 4.2 1: 2.5 1: 2.1 1: 4.1
 Verbal 1: 2.6 1: 2.3 - 1: 1.5