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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