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Table 11 Priority ranking of factors perceived as threats to medicinal plants based on their level of destructive effects in the study area, Wonago Woreda (values 1-6 were given: 1 is the least destructive threat and 6 is the most destructive threat)

From: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia

  Respondents (R1-R6) Total Percent Rank
Factors R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6    
Drought 3 4 2 3 6 3 21 16.5 4th
Grazing 5 1 3 5 4 5 23 18.1 3rd
Urbanization 1 5 4 1 3 1 15 11.8 5th
Agricultural expansion 6 2 6 6 5 6 31 24.4 1st
Fire wood 4 6 5 4 1 4 24 18.8 2nd
Construction 2 3 1 2 2 3 13 10.2 6th