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Table 1 Demographic data of the informants

From: Ethnomedicinal survey of various communities residing in Garo Hills of Durgapur, Bangladesh

Variable Categories No. of person % Of informants
Gender Male 115 62.16 %
  Female 70 37.83 %
Age 20-30 year 20 10.81 %
  30-40 year 25 13.51 %
  40-50 year 47 25.41 %
  50-60 year 78 42.16 %
  More than 60 years old 15 8.11 %
Informant category Non-THPs (Garo and Hajong) 95 51.35 %
  THPs 30 16.22 %
  Non-THPs (Bangalee) 60 32.43 %
Type of the non-THP ethnic communities Garo 70 73.68 %
Hajong 25 26.32 %
Experience of the THPs Less than 2 year 2 6.67 %
2-5 year 3 10 %
6-9 year 4 13.33 %
10-20 year 15 50 %
More than 20 year 6 20 %
Educational background Illiterate 77 41.62 %
Completed 5 years’ education 35 18.92 %
Completed 8 years’ education 23 12.43 %
Completed 10 years’ education 20 10.81 %
Completed 12 years’ education 18 9.73 %
Graduate (16 years’ education) 10 5.41 %
Post-graduate (18 years’ education) 2 1.08 %