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Table 1 Demographic feature of respondents in the Shigar Valley

From: Medicinal plants used by inhabitants of the Shigar Valley, Baltistan region of Karakorum range-Pakistan

Variables Categories Number of persons Percentage
Sex Ratio Women 22 25.19
Men 62 73.80
Age Groups Between 20 and 40 years 21 29.50
Between 40 and 60 years 47 45.90
Above 60 years 16 24.59
Education Level Illiterate 56 75.40
Primary 9 4.920
Middle 5 6.550
High School 7 4.920
Graduate 6 3.280
Masters 1 4.920
Social Livelihoods Farmers 56 62.29
Shepherds 7 8.190
Wood cutters 4 6.550
Gems (mining) 9 13.11
Healers 4 4.920
Job Holders 4 4.920
Life type Town area 28 42.62
Elevated areas 56 57.37