Volume 6, Issue 3 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Autumn 1999)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 1999, 6(3): 0-0 | Back to browse issues page

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     384  mothers  out  of  the  mothers  dwelling  in Kabudrahang district and

   Nozheh  Airforce  Station   who  had, at last, one  infant  under  24  months

   of age  were selected in the study.

     Of these,  196  cases were  from  urban  and  188 cases from  rural regions.

   The results   showed  that 55% of the mothers had breastfed their infants for

   more than 12   months.

     Statistical  evaluations  showed  that  the duration of breast feeding  tend 

   to  be   associated   with   mother’s  background  characteristics   such   as

   education, age and their living in rural or urban regions.

     
Type of Study: Original | Subject: Other Clinical Specialties

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