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Table 8 Source of invertebrates used in traditional medicine of Plateau Department

From: Traditional knowledge of invertebrates used for medicine and magical–religious purposes by traditional healers and indigenous populations in the Plateau Department, Republic of Benin

SourceTraditional healers (N* = 80)Merchant of medicinal animals (N = 12)Households (N = 53)All informants (N = 145)
NumberPercentage
Nature76123111949.2
Merchant of medicinal animal53-227531
Nigeria198-2711.2
Rearing133-166.6
Traditional healers--552
  1. * N = Number of surveyed people