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Table 5 Size of personal networks and ties in food and medicinal plant knowledge in all areas of investigation

From: Personal networks: a tool for gaining insight into the transmission of knowledge about food and medicinal plants among Tyrolean (Austrian) migrants in Australia, Brazil and Peru

  Country Australia (n = 13) Brazil (n = 8) Peru (n = 9)
Food   Med Min Max SD Med Min Max SD Med Min Max SD
Size of personal network* (degree ego) 8 4 17 4 11 4 33 9 15 4 28 9
Ties in personal networks 9 4 19 4 79 10 472 159 72 6 168 53
Size of personal network of individual alters* 3 1 7 1 8 3 27 8 14 3 25 8
Ties in personal networks of individuals 4 1 9 2 52 6 319 108 71 4 168 53
Medicinal plants Size of personal network* (degree ego) 4 1 6 2 7 4 9 2 11 3 20 5
Ties in personal networks 5 1 11 3 19 10 29 7 35 5 78 24
Size of personal network of individual alters* 2 0 3 1 5 3 8 2 8 2 12 3
Ties in personal networks of individuals 3 0 6 2 12 6 20 5 24 2 66 21
  1. Coding: Med = median; Min = minimum; Max = maximum; SD = standard deviation; * = Ego excluded.