Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q6a. In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing efforts to improve Great Lakes water quality, even if it requires higher taxes?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing efforts to improve Great Lakes water quality, even if it requires higher taxes? Strongly Support 20% 16% 26% 25% 19%
Somewhat Support 44% 49% 52% 47% 49%
Somewhat Oppose 23% 21% 17% 17% 20%
Strongly Oppose 6% 8% 3% 4% 7%
Don't Know 7% 6% 2% 6% 6%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing efforts to improve Great Lakes water quality, even if it requires higher taxes? Strongly Support 21% 16% 16% 23% 23% 19%
Somewhat Support 47% 50% 57% 49% 45% 49%
Somewhat Oppose 20% 21% 16% 18% 24% 20%
Strongly Oppose 8% 6% 7% 2% 4% 7%
Don't Know 5% 7% 4% 7% 4% 6%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing efforts to improve Great Lakes water quality, even if it requires higher taxes? Strongly Support 18% 23% 15% 18% 18% 22% 19%
Somewhat Support 47% 50% 50% 48% 52% 47% 49%
Somewhat Oppose 19% 17% 21% 23% 18% 20% 20%
Strongly Oppose 10% 7% 9% 5% 6% 4% 7%
Don't Know 6% 3% 5% 6% 7% 7% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.