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Table 4 Consensus index for ethnomedicinal plants

From: Ethnomedicinal and ecological status of plants in Garhwal Himalaya, India

Illness category Number taxa used (Nt) Number of use-reports (Nur) Informant's consensus index factor (Fic)a
Warts 1 22 1.0
Vomiting 1 29 1.0
Carminative 1 15 1.0
Pain 1 40 1.0
Boils 1 21 1.0
Antiseptic 1 39 1.0
Cuts 2 51 0.98
Sores 2 39 0.92
Liver troubles 2 5 0.75
Swelling 2 61 0.98
Asthma 2 15 0.93
Skin aliments 3 25 0.92
Dysentery 3 31 0.93
Respiratory 3 10 0.78
Cold 4 13 0.75
Wound 4 42 0.93
Diarrhea 4 16 0.80
Cough 5 13 0.67
Bronchitis 5 7 0.33
Fever 6 16 0.67
Digestive 7 39 0.84
  1. aFic = Nur-Nt/(Nur-1), providing a value between 0 and 1, where high value indicates a high rate of informant consensus.