Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7a: To the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 4% 2% 5% 4%
No Change 53% 52% 44% 52% 51%
Somewhat Increased 38% 37% 47% 39% 39%
Greatly Increased 6% 4% 6% 1% 4%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 2% 2%
*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
To the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 2% 3% 4% 4%
No Change 55% 51% 52% 39% 38% 51%
Somewhat Increased 34% 39% 41% 52% 50% 39%
Greatly Increased 4% 3% 4% 5% 5% 4%
Don't Know 2% 3% 1% 1% 3% 2%
*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
To the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 4% 2% 4% 4% 4% 4%
No Change 43% 48% 58% 57% 52% 45% 51%
Somewhat Increased 46% 41% 32% 36% 38% 45% 39%
Greatly Increased 5% 4% 6% 2% 1% 5% 4%
Don't Know 0% 2% 2% 2% 5% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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