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Table 4 Showing why medicinal plant species are in use

From: Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Northern Uganda

Reason for use Frequency %
Medical facilities far 35 23
Poverty 35 23
Conventional medicine don't work 7 5
Medicinal plant species effective 51 34
Hospitals lack medicines 7 5
Advice from medical workers 4 3
Easy to access 12 8