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Table 4 Selected market centres, willing respondents, their sex and ethnic affiliation of the TMPs. The number of respondents who refused to be interviewed was also captured

From: The governance of traditional medicine and herbal remedies in the selected local markets of Western Kenya

Market centre (county) Number of Interviewed respondents (sex) Ethnic affiliation of the traditional medicine practitioner/traders/ sellers (frequency) Number of practitioners who refused to be interviewed Ethnic representation of the buyers Language(s) used in the informal markets
Eldoret (Uasin Gishu) 3 (all females) Kalenjin (3) 1 Mostly Kalenjin Kalenjin (Marakwet, Keiyo, Nandi dialects) and Swahili
Kitale (Trans Nzoia) 5 (all males) Luhya (4), Swahili (1) 0 All tribes Luhya (Bukusu) and Swahili
Makutano (West Pokot) 3 (all females) Kalenjin (3) 6 Mostly Pokot Kalenjin (Pokot) and Swahili
Moi’s Bridge (Trans Nzoia) 1 (male) Maasai (1) 0 All tribes Swahili, species referred to in Maasai
Arror (Elgeyo Marakwet) 2 (1 male, 1 female) Kalenjin (2) 0 Mostly Kalenjin Kalenjin (Marakwet) and Swahili
Kakamega (Kakamega) 5 (1 female, 4 males) Luhya (5) 2 Mostly Luhya Luhya and Swahili
Luanda (Vihiga) 6 (1 male, 5 females) Luhya (6) 13 Mostly Luhya Luhya and Swahili
Yala (Siaya) 1 (female) Luo (1) 0 Mostly Luo Luo, Luhya and Swahili