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.
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