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Bengay Pain Relieving Patch, Ultra Strength, Regular Size, 5-Count Patches From Unknown Report Feedback

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Our algorithm has detected a large amount of suspicious negative reviews. Learn more about Review Brigades.
Warn Unnatural reviews possible

Original:

40 Reviews

Adjusted:

26 Reviews

57%
58%

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Report Last Updated: Jan 13, 2018
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FAIL Unverified Purchases
FAIL Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Reviewer Participation
PASS Rating Trend
PASS Word Count Comparison
PASS Phrase Repetition
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Skewed Helpfulness
PASS Incentivized Reviews
PASS Deleted Reviews
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Most Trusted Reviews

Helped some [Go to full review]
Dec 10, 2016      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 4.8)


Least Trusted Reviews

Ben Gay cream works fine, but these patches do nothing. ... [Go to full review]
Oct 5, 2010      
0% TRUST
  • Unverified Purchaser
  • Never-Verified Reviewer
  • Overrepresented Participation (posted 2 reviews)
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 3.0)


Analysis Details


Fail Unverified Purchases

13 of the 40 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. The unverified purchasers have rated this product an average of 2.5 while the verified purchasers have rated this product an average of 4.7. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


2.5
4.7


Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.

Fail Suspicious Reviewers

Never-Verified Reviewers


2 of the 40 reviewers have never written a verified purchase review. The Never-Verified Reviewers have rated this product an average of 1.0 while the reviewers who have written at least one verified purchase review rated this product an average of 4.2. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from never-verified reviewers

from reviewers with at least one verified purchase review


1.0
4.2


Take-Back Reviewers


6 of the 40 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. This is an excessively large percentage of Take-Back Reviewers which may indicate unnatural reviews.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


3.7
4.1


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Reviewer Participation

  • 33%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

We see the following 1 participation group with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 13 reviewers (or 33%) are within an overrepresented participation group. While this is more reviews from overrepresented participation groups than we'd expect to see, these reviews do not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


3.9
4.0


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Pass Rating Trend

  • 0%
  • Created on high-volume days
We counted 40 reviews for this product over the span of 3,616 days, an average of 0.0 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 1 or fewer reviews on any given day. We didn't find any days exceeding this threshold.
Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Pass Word Count Comparison

  • 0%
  • Have an overrepresented word count
We didn't find any review word count groups that had a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see in this category.
Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Phrase Repetition
Reviews that contain one of these phrases are NOT necessarily devalued; read more about how this test works here.

Common Phrases in Reviews:
2 reviews
(5.0%)
2 reviews
(5.0%)
2 reviews
(5.0%)
2 reviews
(5.0%)
2 reviews
(5.0%)
2 reviews
(5.0%)
3 reviews
(7.5%)
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Common Phrases in Titles:
2 reviews
(5.0%)


5 of the 40 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


4.0
4.0


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
Does not include products
from the same brand


7 of the 40 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from reviewers with substantial overlapping history

from reviewers without a substantial overlapping history


4.7
3.9


Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Reviewer Ease
The ease score is the average rating for all reviews that a given reviewer submits. The average ease score for reviewers of this product is 4.2, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3.

4.2 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.2
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters

We didn't detect a substantial amount of Brand Repeaters.

Pass Skewed Helpfulness
We examined the average net helpfulness score of negative reviews against the average net helpfulness score of positive reviews. The net helpfulness score is the number of times a review has been marked as helpful minus the number of times a review has been marked as unhelpful. We could not find any statistically significant difference in average net helpfulness score between the negative reviews and positive reviews.

1.0 average net helpfulness for positive reviews

-1.0 average net helpfulness for negative reviews


Read more about our Skewed Helpfulness test.


Pass Incentivized Reviews
On Oct 3, 2016, Amazon prohibited incentivized reviews, however we still test for them since there are still millions in our dataset.

  • 0%
  • Admitted to receiving an incentive
We didn't detect any reviews that used language indicating they were incentivized.
Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test, or check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.

Pass Deleted Reviews
  • 0
  • Reviews have been deleted
We have not discovered any deleted reviews for this product.
Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.