Women’s perception on medicinal plants in traditional Tamu, West Coast, Sabah, Malaysia

Jurry Foo, and A. LATIFF, and MUSTAFA OMAR, and AHMAD ALDRIE AMIR, (2016) Women’s perception on medicinal plants in traditional Tamu, West Coast, Sabah, Malaysia. The Malayan Nature Journal, 68 (3). pp. 95-104.

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to describe the perception among women on the medicinal plants they sold in the tamu (local market) in West Coast, Sabah. The study was conducted in 14 selected tamu. Related information has been collected through questionnaires and interviews with 84 women involved as respondents. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistical analysis in IBM SPSS software 21. Finding showed that the majority of the items showed a high score, except for two items listed below mean score of 3.68, which are at a moderate level. The average mean score is 4.06, which means the perception of women on the sale of medicinal plants is positive and at a high level.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perception, women, medicinal plants, tamu
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 03:54
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 06:54
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/18477

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