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Table 4 Informant consensus factor for ailment categories

From: Ethnomedicinal plants used by local inhabitants of Jakholi block, Rudraprayag district, western Himalaya, India

Ailment categories (group of illness) Number of use reports (Nur) % of use reports Number of taxa (Nt) % of taxa Informant consensus factor (ICF)
Women’s health (GY) 35 0.70 4 5.12 0.91
Head ache (HA) 199 4.00 14 17.94 0.93
Respiratory complaints (RE) 219 4.40 10 12.82 0.95
Diabetes (DI) 49 0.98 3 3.84 0.95
Diseases of the skin (DE) 1468 29.55 53 67.94 0.96
Skeletomuscular disorders (SK) 128 2.57 6 7.69 0.96
Ear complaints (EC) 104 2.09 5 6.41 0.96
Poisonous bite (PB) 91 1.83 4 5.12 0.96
Gastrointestinal disorders (GA) 1286 25.89 39 50 0.97
Fever and Aches (FI) 437 8.79 15 19.23 0.96
Dental problems (DP) 275 5.53 7 8.97 0.97
Mental afflictions (MA) 71 1.42 2 2.56 0.98
Ophthalmologic complaints (OP) 252 5.07 4 5.12 0.98
Hair problems (HP) 104 2.09 2 2.56 0.99
Different uses (DU) 249 5.01 10 12.82 0.95
TOTAL 4967