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Table 1 Medicinal plant knowledge among different social groups of the study area (n = 393)

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Adwa District, Central Zone of Tigray Regional State, Northern Ethiopia

Parameter Category N Mean p value
Sex Males 242 5.98 0.972
Females 151 5.97
Healing experience Key informants 20 12.95 0.0001
General informants 373 5.6
Age groups (in year) 21–31 40 3.5 0.0001*
32–41 60 4.85
42–51 104 5.6
52–61 100 6.6
62–71 71 7.4
72–81 14 7.5
> 82 4 11
Education level Illiterate and elementary school 355 6.2 0.0001*
High school and diploma 34 4.3
Bachelor of sciences/Bachelor of art 4 4.2
  1. *Significant difference at (p < 0.05) between averages of the paired categories