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# Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study, based on insurance industry statistics

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Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study, based on insurance industry statistics, found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a higher rate than inflation from 1971 through 1978.

(A) Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study, based on insurance industry statistics, found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a higher rate than inflation from 1971 through 1978.

(B) Based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study found a continued increase in the rate of the average dollar amounts paid on malpractice insurance claims from 1971 through 1978 relative to inflation.

(C) Based on insurance industry practice statistics, Dr. Patricia average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a rate higher than that of inflation.

(D) In a study based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon found a continued increase from 1971 through 1978 in the rate of the average dollar amounts paid on malpractice insurance claims relative to inflation.

(E) In a study based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase from 1971 through 1978 at a rate higher than that of inflation.

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03 Aug 2019, 18:48
Bunuel wrote:
Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study, based on insurance industry statistics, found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a higher rate than inflation from 1971 through 1978.

(A) Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study, based on insurance industry statistics, found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a higher rate than inflation from 1971 through 1978.

(B) Based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon’s study found a continued increase in the rate of the average dollar amounts paid on malpractice insurance claims from 1971 through 1978 relative to inflation.

(C) Based on insurance industry practice statistics, Dr. Patricia average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase at a rate higher than that of inflation.

(D) In a study based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon found a continued increase from 1971 through 1978 in the rate of the average dollar amounts paid on malpractice insurance claims relative to inflation.

(E) In a study based on insurance industry statistics, Dr. Patricia Danzon found that the average dollar amount paid on malpractice insurance claims continued to increase from 1971 through 1978 at a rate higher than that of inflation.

E is correct as it is the only choice with the proper comparison that uses rate of inflation instead of just inflation as a noun.
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