Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2011 Data Tables

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Q26b. To what extent, if any, would the ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures?

(Among jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, would the ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 0% 12% 5% 12% 11%
Somewhat of a Problem 80% 31% 27% 51% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 20% 19% 34% 25% 21%
Not a Problem at All 0% 6% 11% 0% 5%
Not Applicable 0% 9% 0% 3% 8%
Don't Know 0% 23% 23% 9% 21%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent, if any, would the ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 12% 11% 11% 7% 0% 11%
Somewhat of a Problem 35% 31% 48% 45% 57% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 18% 26% 15% 26% 0% 21%
Not a Problem at All 2% 7% 12% 8% 43% 5%
Not Applicable 10% 5% 5% 0% 0% 8%
Don't Know 23% 20% 9% 14% 0% 21%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent, if any, would the ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 15% 11% 9% 7% 13% 15% 11%
Somewhat of a Problem 37% 31% 35% 32% 36% 39% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 17% 22% 20% 20% 27% 20% 21%
Not a Problem at All 2% 4% 8% 5% 4% 6% 5%
Not Applicable 5% 10% 13% 6% 6% 3% 8%
Don't Know 24% 22% 15% 30% 14% 17% 21%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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