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Compared to those who do not, running three days a week

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Compared to those who do not, running three days a week [#permalink] New post 20 May 2008, 18:28
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102. Compared to those who do not, running three days a week saves an average of 14.1 percent on health-care costs each year in the United States.

A. Compared to those who do not, running three days a week saves
B. Compared with nonrunners, people who run three days a week save
C. Compared to not running, those running for three days a week save
D. When compared with those who do not, people running three days a week save
E. When compared to nonrunners, running three days a week saves

Do you think that "compared" modifies correctly "people"? I think, it should be "comparing"!
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Re: SC.Prep. Compared! [#permalink] New post 20 May 2008, 18:50
The answer would be D - and compared is right.
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Re: SC.Prep. Compared! [#permalink] New post 20 May 2008, 20:14
I see your point - B seems more appropriate.
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