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Which of the following sentences is correct, and why? When one is talking about the results of/from an analysis or study, are there instances where both are correct?

Example I:

  • Results from the regression analysis show that apples are larger in the north.
  • Results of the regression analysis show that apples are larger in the north.

Example II:

  • They examined results from several different analyses/studies.
  • They examined [the] results of several different analyses/studies.
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  • Same thing. And google will show this kind of thing.
    – Lambie
    Commented Feb 10 at 19:57
  • With me,From emphasizes the source while Of emphasizes the result itself.
    – Sam
    Commented Feb 11 at 8:23

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Both prepositions are valid, though results of is more common.

Sense B1C also uses of in the example it gives here:

result noun (OF TEST) B1 [ C ] the information you get from something such as a scientific experiment or medical test: The results of the opinion poll showed that most women supported this action (emphasis added).

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