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Table 4 Relative importance of the variables studied in the first two discriminant functions

From: How does urbanization affect perceptions and traditional knowledge of medicinal plants?

Standardized canonical discriminant function coefficients
Variable Function
1 2
Sex − 0.1002 − 0.0953
Age − 3.1193 6.4347
Birthplace − 0.1734 0.1926
Ocupation 0.3962 0.3197
Number of species − 0.7418 − 0.6630
Number of native species − 1.4697 − 0.0436
Number of introduced species 0.7278 − 0.6194
Number of wild TDF species − 1.2784 0.3881
Number of domesticated species 1.0076 − 1.0529
Number of ruderal species − 0.1274 − 0.1139
Number of herbaceous species − 0.0989 − 0.1353
Number of ruderal and herbaceous species − 0.3304 0.0692
Number of species collected − 1.7439 − 0.5615
Number of species purchased 1.0749 − 0.0085
  0.3174 − 0.1511
  1. Bold text indicates the most important variables in the discriminant function