Research Letter

Differences in US COVID-19 case rates and case fatality rates across the urban/rural continuum

AUTHORS

George Pro1 PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow *

Randolph Hubach2 PhD

Denna Wheeler3 PhD

Ricky Camplain4 PhD

Shane Haberstroh5 EdD

Zach Giano6 PhD

Carolyn Camplain7 JD

Julie A Baldwin8 PhD

AFFILIATIONS

1 Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

2, 3, 6 Center for Rural Health, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK, USA

4 Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA; and Department of Health Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA

5 Department of Educational Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA

7, 8 Center for Health Equity Research, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA

ACCEPTED: 30 July 2020