Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

The Trade in Medicinal Animals in Northeastern Brazil

Table 3

Consensus factors of the informants for the categories described.


All localities combined
 Species used385629202211199228617112
 Percentage of species used (%)55.882.342.629.432.316.227.913.232.311.78.82516.22.9
 Use citations2596132695110725422298172030202
 Percentage of use citations (%)16.438.917.
 Species used10129433215
 Percentage of species used (%)52.663.147.32115.815.810.55.326.3
 Use citations2745285843113
 Percentage of use citations (%)20.133.620.93.75.932.20.79.7
 Species used192312443611
 Percentage of species used (%)67.882.142.814.314.310.821.43.63.6
 Use citations69155797491011
 Percentage of use citations (%)20.646.323.621.22.730.30.3
 Species used1426127626183141
 Percentage of species used (%)51.896.344.425.922.27.422.23.729.611.13.714.83.7
 Use citations591509817204114245652
 Percentage of use citations (%)14.53724.
 Species used172412992738312
 Percentage of species used (%)54.877.438.729296.422.59.825.
 Use citations59136301447314413453
 Percentage of use citations (%)17.740.994.
 Species used15261341036615461472
 Percentage of species used (%)41.672.
 Use citations461273442847124881420152
 Percentage of use citations (%)12.434.

A: undefined illnesses; B: diseases of the respiratory system; C: diseases of the osteomuscular system and conjunctive tissue; D: diseases of the ear; E: lesions caused by poisoning and other external causes; F: diseases of the digestive system; G: diseases of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue; H: mental and behavioural perturbations; I: diseases of the circulatory system; J: diseases of the urogenital system; K: diseases of the nervous system; L: diseases caused by parasites; M: neoplasias (tumours); N: symptoms not categorized in other part or section.

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