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Table 4 Mean values of the cultural importance of G. erubescens use-category by site and ethnic groups

From: Traditional knowledge and cultural importance of Gardenia erubescens Stapf & Hutch. in Sudanian savanna of Burkina Faso

Use-category Site Ethnic group
df H p value df H p value
Food 2 2.00 0.37 ns 7 10.74 0.15 ns
Medicine 2 15.38 < 0.001*** 7 34.22 < 0.001***
Construction 2 8.49 0.014* 7 30.31 < 0.001***
Fodder 2 3.93 0.14 ns 7 4.69 0.69 ns
Energy 2 40.84 < 0.001*** 7 50.04 < 0.001***
Cultural 2 32.31 < 0.001*** 7 55.64 < 0.001***
Magic 2 5.90 0.052 ns 7 5.21 0.63 ns
  1. *** = p < 0.0001; ** = p < 0.001; * = p < 0.01; ns = p > 0.05; df degree of freedom, H Kruskal-Wallis statistic, p value probability value computed