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Table 2 Informant consensus factor (FIC) for different ailment categories

From: Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto region, Namibia

Ailment Number of taxa (Nt) Number of use reports (Nur) FIC
Gastro-intestinal & Intestinal parasites 8 21 0.65
Fever and headache 2 5 0.75
Muscular-skeletal problems 4 10 0.66
Weakness and dizziness 1 2 1.00
Cuts and wounds 5 19 0.77
Cough and cold 2 3 0.50
Respiratory problems 2 4 0.66
Infectious & Transmitted diseases 6 15 0.64
Cardiovascular problems 1 2 1.00
Impotence 8 19 0.61
Birth problems 3 10 0.77
Mental diseases 6 26 0.80
Skin infection 7 25 0.75
Snake bite 1 2 1.00
Swelling 1 3 1.00
Neurologic diseases 8 21 0.65
Infection and Inflammation 5 9 0.50