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Table 6 Average number of plants and plant uses depending on age. Data for groups consisting of only one member is italicized

From: Green pharmacy at the tips of your toes: medicinal plants used by Setos and Russians of Pechorsky District, Pskov Oblast (NW Russia)

Decade of birth Average number of medicinal plants/person Average number of UI/ person N
The number of plants
< 1930 3.5 3.5 2
1930s 7.4 11 5
1940s 12.9 18.4 14
1950s 9.7 13.4 22
1960s 9.8 11.9 16
≥ 1970 4 4 3
Total 9.8 13.2 62
Category Average number of medicinal plants/person Average number of UI/ person N
Relevance of family
Plant uses by (grand)parent or other close relative mentioned 13.4 18.7 29
No uses from other family members 6.6 8.3 33
Total 9.8 13.2 62
Setos  
 Family use 9.13 12.53 15
 No family use 6.82 8.09 11
Russians
 Family use 18 25.21 14
 No family use 6.5 8.45 22
 Eucation level / Ethnic group F (plants/UI) M (plants/UI) N, F N, M
Distribution of the average number of plants by the level of education
Primary education     
 Russians 3/3 1
 Setos
Secondary education     
 Russians 11/15.6 4/4 7 1
 Setos 7/9 15/22 1 1
Vocational education     
 Russians 10.6/15 6.2/7.8 3 2
 Setos 10.9/14.2 6.4/7.4 4 7
College education     
 Russians 12.6/18.2 8.4/10.3 9 3
  Setos 10.2/13.7 4/5 9 2
Higher education     
 Russians 10.7/14.6 6.7/7.8 7 3
 Setos 8.6/10.3 2