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Table 1 Informant Consensus Factor by corporal systems categories or diseases.

From: Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by local specialists in an region of Atlantic Forest in the state of Pernambuco (Northeastern Brazil)

Category Species (%) All Species Use citations (%) All use citations ICF
Undefined pains or illnesses 42 32.3 68 19.88 0.38
Skin and subcutaneous tissues 16 12.3 34 9.9 0.54
Diseases of the endocrine glands, metabolism and nutrition 7 5.3 8 2.3 0.14
Blood and hematopoietic organs 1 0.7 5 1.4 1.00
Skeletal, muscle and connective tissues 13 10.0 23 6.7 0.45
Infectious and parasite-related diseases 14 10.7 19 5.5 0.27
Neoplasies 1 0.7 1 0.2 0.00
Problems of the circulatory system 7 5.3 10 2.9 0.33
Problems of the digestive system 36 27.6 60 17.5 0.40
Problems of the genitourinary system 24 18.4 34 9.9 0.30
Problems of the nervous system 3 2.3 4 1.16 0.33
Problems of the respiratory system 38 29.2 65 19.0 0.42
Problems of the sensorial system (ear) 3 2.3 6 1.7 0.60
Problems of the sensorial system (eye) 3 2.3 5 1.4 0.50