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Table 4 Preference ranking of eight medicinal plants used for the treatment of ascariasis based on perceived efficacy by ten respondents in Maale

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

Scientific name Total sum of ranks (n = 10) Standard deviation Mean ranking Rank values
Ozoroa insignis 18 ± 1.0 1.8 1
Meyna tetraphylla 22 ± 1.4 2.2 2
Indigofera spicata 34 ± 1.6 3.4 3
Vangueria apiculata 45 ± 1.6 4.5 4
Balanites rotundifolia 54 ± 2.1 5.4 5
Pergularia daemia 59 ± 1.7 5.9 6
Senna singueana 61 ± 0.6 6.1 7
Combretum aculeatum 67 ±2.0 6.7 8