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Table 3 A comparison of WEF consumption among socio-demographic factors

From: Ethnobotanical study of wild edible fruits in eastern Bhutan

Category Total respondents Number of respondents who consumed WEF Proportions of respondents who consumed WEF Chi2 value df p-value
District     7.63 1 0.0058
Trashigang 54 30 55.6    
Trashiyangtse 43 11 25.6    
Gender     1.47 1 0.226
Male 51 25 49.0    
Female 46 16 34.8    
Age group (years)       
20–30 15 4 26.7 12.14 4 0.016
31–40 23 8 34.8    
41–50 20 15 75    
51–60 16 7 43.8    
> 60 23 7 30.4    
Education level     6.31 2 0.097
Primary 17 3 17.6    
Secondary 7 3 42.9    
Illiterate 73 35 47.9    
Number of WEF species listed     14.1 4 0.0071
7–9 7 3 42.9    
10–12 41 11 26.8    
13–15 28 11 39.3    
15–18 16 12 75    
> 18 5 4 80    
  1. p-value <0.05 represented in bold indicates a significant difference