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Table 5 Pairwise ranking for the cause of decreased consumption of wild edibles

From: Consumption patterns of wild edibles by the Vasavas: a case study from Gujarat, India

Reasons for decreased consumption of edible wilds V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 V6 V7 Total score Rank
Decreased availability in wild 3 4 3 4 3 4 2 23 1
Change in food preference 1 3 1 3 5 2 4 19 2
Lack of knowledge of identifying edible vegetables 2 2 3 4 2 2 3 18 3
More preference to cultivated vegetables 3 3 3 2 2 1 3 17 4
No time to collect 4 0 3 1 3 3 2 16 5
Less desperate need or famine situation 2 2 2 1 0 3 1 11 6
  1. Abbreviation village: V1 Bondiservan, V2 Vadhwa, V3 Khudardi, V4 Khokhraumar, V5 Zadoli, V6 Khairdipada, V7 Jamni