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Table 3 Use value of C. albidum according to ethnic group, gender and age category

From: Ethno-botanical study of the African star apple (Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don) in the Southern Benin (West Africa)

  Ethnic group Gender Age category
  Aizo Fon U P Women Men U P Young Adult Old H P
Medicinal 0.81 0.56 3768 0.27 0.26 0.96 3752 0.00*** 0.05 1.19 1.53 50.99 0.00***
Firewood 0.95 1.22 3633 0.24 1.26 0.87 3092 0.01** 0.94 0.97 1.00 0.11 0.95
Timber 0.12 0.01 3736 0.90 0.09 0.11 3394 0.85 0.05 0.11 0.21 0.97 0.62
Food 2.96 2.90 3752 0.75 2.96 2.97 3385 0.91 2.95 2.97 3 0.1 0.95
OUV 4.84 4.69    4.57 4.91    3.99 5.24 5.74   
  1. OUV= Overall use value, U = Mann–Whitney Statistics, H = Kruskal-Wallis statistics, P = Level of significance;
  2. ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001.