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Table 2 Informant consensus value of category of diseases of public health and livestock importance in Yalow Woreda

From: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia

Category Species (%) All Species Use citations (%) All use citations ICF
Acute febrile illness and malaria 32 31% 102 18% 0.69
Internal and liver infection 55 54% 166 29% 0.67
Gastrointestinal disease, internal parasite 50 49% 129 23% 0.62
Swellings and cancer 45 44% 102 18% 0.56
Flue, headache 25 25% 54 10% 0.55
Eye, ear nose, and mouth 35 34% 63 11% 0.45
Respiratory and lung infection 26 25% 41 7% 0.38
External injury and external parasite 28 27% 44 8% 0.37
Skin and subcutaneous tissue infection 30 29% 43 8% 0.31
Snake and scorpion bite 20 20% 28 5% 0.30
Devil disease, schizophrenia, epilepsy 25 25% 34 6% 0.27
Birth related and urinary tract infection. 18 18% 23 4% 0.23
Impotence 6 6% 7 1% 0.17