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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of herbalists in Butaleja District, Eastern Uganda

From: Medicinal plant use, conservation, and the associated traditional knowledge in rural communities in Eastern Uganda

Characteristic Frequency Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 59 74
 Female 21 26
Age (years)
 10–20 1 1
 21–30 8 10
 31–40 36 45
 41–50 26 33
 51–60 4 5
 61–70 3 4
 ≥ 71 2 2
Nationality
 Ugandan 80 100
 Non-Ugandan 0 0
Marital status
 Married 79 99
 Single 1 1
Education
 Informal education 2 2
 Primary level 49 62
 Secondary level 28 35
 Tertiary education 1 1