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Table 1 Demographic profiles of informants in the Sakaraha district

From: The most used medicinal plants by communities in Mahaboboka, Amboronabo, Mikoboka, Southwestern Madagascar

  Description Frequency
Gender Male 107 (50%)
Female 107 (50%)
Age <15 5 (2%)
[15–30[ 63 (31%)
[30–45[ 61 (29.5%)
[45–60[ 49 (24%)
[60–75[ 22 (11%)
≥75 6 (2.5%)
Ethnic group Antandroy 6 (2.5%)
Antanosy 35 (17%)
Bara 155 (73.5%)
Mahafaly 2 (1%)
Masikoro 6 (2.5%)
Mixed 6 (2.5%)
Vezo 1 (0.5%)
Occupation Informant expert 24 (11%)
Simple informant 190 (88%)
Educational level Literate 17 (9%)
Illiterate 195 (91%)