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Table 2 Average number of medicinal plants cited per respondent groups

From: Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia

Study sites Gender T-test Age groups T-test
Male Female P-value > 40 ≤40 P-value
Maale (n = 26 ) 20.33 13.64 0.01* 19.67 12.73 0.01*
Ari 1(n = 24) 9.40 5.00 0.00* 8.06 7.22 0.65
Ari 2 (n = 24) 7.57 3.80 0.00* 6.77 5.09 0.13
Overall    0.01*    
  1. People aged above 40 are considered matured adult by the community; P-values < 0.05 are marked with*.