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Table 4 Evaluation of pangolin body parts using Use Value (UV), Informant Agreement Ratio (IAR) and Use Agreement Value (UAV)

From: Ethnomedicinal use of African pangolins by traditional medical practitioners in Sierra Leone

  Indices Ranking
Parts UV IAR UAV UV IAR UAV
Scales 1.111 0.841 0.934 1 3 1
Oil 0.429 0.846 0.363 2 2 2
Meat 0.365 0.636 0.232 3 5 3
Head 0.333 0.550 0.183 4 6 4
Tail 0.317 0.526 0.167 5 7 5
Foot 0.111 0.500 0.056 6 8 7
Tongue 0.111 0.500 0.056 6 8 7
Bones 0.111 0.667 0.074 6 4 6
Blood 0.111 0.167 0.019 6 11 12
Male sex organ 0.095 0.200 0.019 7 10 12
Intestines 0.079 0.500 0.040 8 8 8
Claws 0.063 0.000 0.000 9 12 13
Brain 0.063 0.333 0.021 9 9 11
Heart 0.048 0.500 0.024 10 8 10
Whole animal 0.032 0.000 0.000 11 12 13
Toes 0.032 0.000 0.000 11 12 13
Thorax 0.032 0.000 0.000 11 12 13
Forefoot 0.032 0.000 0.000 11 12 13
Eyes 0.032 1.000 0.032 11 1 9
Throat 0.016 0.000 0.000 12 12 13
Sex organ (both male and female) 0.016 0.000 0.000 12 12 13
Liver 0.016 0.000 0.000 12 12 13