Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2012 Data Tables

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Q5l: How would you rate the overall effectiveness (whatever "effectiveness" means to you) of informal one-on-one discussions with citizens for engaging citizens in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations? (Among jurisdictions that reported using informal one-on-one discussions with citizens)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How would you rate the overall effectiveness (whatever "effectiveness" means to you) of informal one-on-one discussions with citizens for engaging citizens in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations? (Among jurisdictions that reported using informal one-on-one discussions with citizens) Very Effective 41% 49% 60% 42% 50%
Somewhat Effective 58% 44% 34% 51% 44%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 2% 4% 6% 5% 4%
Somewhat Ineffective 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How would you rate the overall effectiveness (whatever "effectiveness" means to you) of informal one-on-one discussions with citizens for engaging citizens in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations? (Among jurisdictions that reported using informal one-on-one discussions with citizens) Very Effective 48% 50% 56% 55% 44% 50%
Somewhat Effective 46% 43% 39% 41% 49% 44%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 4% 4% 3% 5% 4% 4%
Somewhat Ineffective 2% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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
How would you rate the overall effectiveness (whatever "effectiveness" means to you) of informal one-on-one discussions with citizens for engaging citizens in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations? (Among jurisdictions that reported using informal one-on-one discussions with citizens) Very Effective 47% 52% 51% 50% 50% 49% 50%
Somewhat Effective 47% 41% 45% 44% 42% 45% 44%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 4% 5% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4%
Somewhat Ineffective 2% 2% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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