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Table 1 Answers elicited by interviewers in comparison to their own knowledge

From: Who should conduct ethnobotanical studies? Effects of different interviewers in the case of the Chácobo Ethnobotany project, Beni, Bolivia

Three interviewers who tended to elicit answers similar to their own
  Species Species mentions Uses Use mentions Plant-uses Plant-use mentions
BCM       
 Novel 84 1193 27 4059 216 2030
 Same as interviewer 57 2866 22 3895 58 2029
 Chance novel   29%   51%   50%
MOV
 Novel 102 710 34 2429 282 1372
 Same as interviewer 46 1719 16 2181 52 1057
 Chance novel   29%   53%   56%
SCO
 Novel 106 1206 29 2903 233 1541
 Same as interviewer 48 1697 20 2779 52 1362
 Chance novel   42%   51%   53%
Two interviewers who tended to elicit answers more different from their own
GCM
 Novel 93 686 33 2106 252 1095
 Same as interviewer 49 1420 25 2026 60 1011
 Chance novel   33%   51%   52%
MSM
 Novel 104 722 29 1783 266 1225
 Same as interviewer 49 1061 23 1570 48 558
 Chance novel   40%   53%   69%