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Table 1 Demographic detail of informants residing in Koh-e-Safaid Range, upper Kurram

From: Quantitative study of medicinal plants used by the communities residing in Koh-e-Safaid Range, northern Pakistani-Afghan borders

Variables Categories Number of informants in each category Percentage Sum of reports
Sex ratio Women 36 33.33 694
Man 72 66.66 3162
Age groups Between 20 and 40 years 29 26.85 120
Between 41and 60 years 33 30.55 660
Above 60 years 46 42.59 3076
Educational level Illiterate 38 35.18 914
Matric 46 42.59 1868
Intermediate 13 12.03 592
Graduate 11 10.18 463
Social livelihoods Farmer 12 11.11 41
Shepherd 18 16.66 104
Plant collector 19 17.59 91
Elder (non-professional) 28 25.92 2052
Healer 09 8.33 904
Gardeners 13 12.03 238
Shopkeeper 04 3.70 15
Trader 05 4.62 35
Life type Town area 19 17.59
Remote area 89 82.40