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Table 7 The overlap of general and medicinal families and genera found in the Southwest Amazon area of Peru and in Mali, as contingency tables, with the significance of each table and whether the odds ratio and Jaccard similarity is significantly greater than the odds ratio and Jaccard similarity for the general flora. Odds ratios and Jaccard similarities that are greater than the corresponding values for the general flora (Tables 2 and 3) are italicized.

From: A quantitative synthesis of the medicinal ethnobotany of the Malinké of Mali and the Asháninka of Peru, with a new theoretical framework

Parasitic genus comparison
   present absent   
Mali present 7 31 38  
  absent 20 13208 13228  
   27 13239 13266  
  Odds ratio: 149.123   p value: 4.2180 × 10-13
     p value (OR > general OR): 0.011299
  Jaccard similarity: 0.121   p (Jaccard > general): 0.0001