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Table 1 Use of IMRAD formatting in papers by the different types of authoring teams by year

From: The introduction, methods, results and discussion (IMRAD) structure: a Survey of its use in different authoring partnerships in a students' journal

Year IMRAD Formatting Team composition Total
   Student Student and Faculty Faculty  
1990.00 Yes 1 0 1 2
  No 0 0 3 3
  Total 1 0 4 5
1991.00 Yes 1 1 10 12
  No 8 2 10 20
  Total 9 3 20 32
1992.00 Yes 1 3 7 11
  No 1 0 6 7
  Total 2 3 13 18
1993.00 Yes 0 0 1 1
  No 3 0 6 9
  Total 3 0 7 10
1994.00 Yes 0 1 11 12
  No 7 0 7 14
  Total 7 1 18 26
1995.00 Yes 0 0 3 3
  No 6 0 6 12
  Total 6 0 9 15
1998.00 Yes 0 0 3 3
  No 8 0 5 13
  Total 8 0 8 16
2005.00 Yes 2 3 3 8
  No 4 0 3 7
  Total 6 3 6 15
2006.00 Yes 7 1 0 8
  No 19 1 2 22
  Total 26 2 2 30
2007.00 Yes 3 1 6 10
  No 15 0 8 23
  Total 18 1 14 33