Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2015 Data Tables

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Q19b. Thinking about fire and medical issues, to what extent, if any, would you say wildfires are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about fire and medical issues, to what extent, if any, would you say wildfires are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 26% 39% 74% 65% 47%
Not much of a Problem 35% 40% 20% 20% 34%
Somewhat of a Problem 22% 15% 4% 8% 12%
Significant Problem 4% 3% 1% 0% 2%
Don't Know 12% 4% 1% 6% 4%
*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
Thinking about fire and medical issues, to what extent, if any, would you say wildfires are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 44% 44% 53% 59% 62% 47%
Not much of a Problem 32% 37% 36% 32% 24% 34%
Somewhat of a Problem 15% 13% 7% 8% 5% 12%
Significant Problem 3% 2% 1% 1% 0% 2%
Don't Know 5% 4% 3% 1% 9% 4%
*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
Thinking about fire and medical issues, to what extent, if any, would you say wildfires are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 29% 28% 47% 52% 51% 67% 47%
Not much of a Problem 39% 39% 38% 32% 35% 24% 34%
Somewhat of a Problem 24% 26% 9% 10% 7% 4% 12%
Significant Problem 5% 5% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2%
Don't Know 3% 3% 5% 5% 5% 5% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.