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Table 1 Profile of informants in the study localities

From: Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects repellents in six malaria endemic localities of Cameroon

Locality Number of informants Sex Age range (years) Informants with knowledge about repellent plants
Men Women  
Lolodorf and surroundings 53 48 5 25-70 51
Bipindi and surroundings 35 30 5 25-55 25
Londji 13 13 0 60-65 0
Kon-yambetta 32 29 3 25-75 18
Dimako and surroundings 36 36 0 25-55 36
Babete 13 2 11 40-60 13
Total 182 158 (86.8%) 24 (13.2%)   143 (78.6%)
  1. Informants were recruited following a pre-tested semi-structured questionnaire in all the six study areas. Prior informed consent was obtained verbally from informants before they were interviewed