Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19g. Thinking about fire and medical issues, to what extent, if any, would you say distance to the nearest hospital is currently (or has recently been) a problem 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 distance to the nearest hospital is currently (or has recently been) a problem in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 16% 20% 46% 30% 25%
Not much of a Problem 42% 42% 34% 27% 39%
Somewhat of a Problem 25% 25% 14% 27% 24%
Significant Problem 12% 10% 4% 10% 9%
Don't Know 5% 3% 2% 5% 3%
*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 distance to the nearest hospital is currently (or has recently been) a problem in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 18% 25% 35% 41% 38% 25%
Not much of a Problem 31% 45% 43% 38% 40% 39%
Somewhat of a Problem 31% 22% 17% 12% 17% 24%
Significant Problem 16% 5% 3% 7% 1% 9%
Don't Know 4% 3% 2% 2% 4% 3%
*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 distance to the nearest hospital is currently (or has recently been) a problem in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at all 20% 12% 26% 26% 26% 38% 25%
Not much of a Problem 27% 36% 43% 41% 43% 38% 39%
Somewhat of a Problem 26% 32% 23% 24% 22% 16% 24%
Significant Problem 24% 19% 5% 5% 3% 5% 9%
Don't Know 2% 1% 3% 4% 5% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.