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Table 4 Informant consensus factor by categories of diseases in the study area

From: Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by Maonan people in China

Category Number of spp. Total of spp. (%) Number of use citation Total of use citations (%) F IC
Stomach, intestine and liver diseases (Internal Organ) 139 37.57 236 10.69 0.41
Respiratory system 83 22.43 153 6.93 0.46
Rheumatic problems 83 22.43 217 9.83 0.62
Traumatic injury and sprain 72 19.46 275 12.46 0.74
Skin diseases, skin cut and wound 65 17.57 152 6.89 0.58
Urinary system 47 12.70 105 4.76 0.56
Inflammation 48 12.97 143 6.48 0.67
Infectious diseases 40 10.81 78 3.53 0.49
Fever and malaria 36 9.73 132 5.98 0.73
Bleeding and hemorrhages 36 9.73 95 4.30 0.63
Pain 30 8.11 64 2.90 0.54
Animal bite (snake, centipede, mosquito and bat) 30 8.11 86 3.90 0.66
Gynecological problems 29 7.84 54 2. 45 0.47
Infantile diseases 28 7.57 110 4.98 0.75
Heart and circulatory system 25 6.76 42 1.90 0.41
Male problems 25 6.76 76 3.44 0.68
Nerves and psychosomatic problems 12 3.24 14 0.63 0.15
Hyperlipidemia and diabetes 6 1.62 13 0.59 0.58
Brain diseases 5 1.35 7 0.32 0.33
Cancer and tumors 4 1.08 6 0.27 0.40
Other Uses (edema, swelling and so on) 87 23.51 149 6.75 0.42