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Table 2 Profile of surveyed population using medicinal plants

From: Chemical profile and in vivo hypoglycemic effects of Syzygium jambos, Costus speciosus and Tapeinochilos ananassae plant extracts used as diabetes adjuvants in Puerto Rico

Indicator/Variable Results
Use of herbal remedies for diabetes 10/118 families (8.5 %)
Median age of women 51.1 years ± 16.7 years
Education and marital status 70 % college education and married
Employment status 50 % employed
Frequency of reported treatments 55 % once/surveyed population