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Table 1 Demographic information of the Informants

From: Ethnomedicinal knowledge of the rural communities of Dhirkot, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan

Variables IC Number ANSRI ANURI
Gender Male 41 4.53 7.71
Female 33 5.36 8.68
Total 74   
Age-Class 19–40 17 4.17 3.46
41–60 44 9.34 5.23
Above 60 13 13.1 11.7
Education Level Illiterate 12 6.59 4.23
Elementary education 16 13.7 6.40
Secondary education 18 13.1 6.02
HSE 14 6.40 5.70
Bachelor degree 9 17.1 4.92
Higher education 5 11.5 6.91
Professions THPs 12 21.5 10.4
Midwives 07 12.4 7.36
Herders 05 10.2 8.33
Housewives 15 7.88 6.31
Teachers 8 7.29 8.54
Farmers 14 5.65 4.40
Shopkeeper 04 4.18 3.98
Students 06 4.31 3.04
Labors 03 5.23 4.75
  1. IC informants category, ANSRI average number of species reported by each informant, ANURI average number of use reported by each informant, HSE higher secondary education, THPs traditional health practitioners