Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q20a. To what extent do you agree or disagree that most people feel confident that fire services will arrive in time to handle a fire in your jurisdiction? (excluding jurisdictions that do not provide/contract for fire services)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that most people feel confident that fire services will arrive in time to handle a fire in your jurisdiction? (excluding jurisdictions that do not provide/contract for fire services) Strongly Agree ** 49% 74% 65% 55%
Somewhat Agree ** 34% 22% 24% 30%
Neither Agree nor Disagree ** 8% 2% 3% 6%
Somewhat Disagree ** 6% 1% 4% 5%
Strongly Disagree ** 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know ** 2% 0% 5% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked questions about fire services

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that most people feel confident that fire services will arrive in time to handle a fire in your jurisdiction? (excluding jurisdictions that do not provide/contract for fire services) Strongly Agree 46% 54% 69% 83% 83% 55%
Somewhat Agree 31% 35% 26% 16% 13% 30%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 10% 6% 2% 0% 0% 6%
Somewhat Disagree 8% 3% 1% 1% 4% 5%
Strongly Disagree 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 3% 2% 2% 0% 0% 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 what extent do you agree or disagree that most people feel confident that fire services will arrive in time to handle a fire in your jurisdiction? (excluding jurisdictions that do not provide/contract for fire services) Strongly Agree 44% 46% 60% 50% 58% 67% 55%
Somewhat Agree 30% 33% 27% 36% 31% 26% 30%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 13% 8% 3% 8% 5% 4% 6%
Somewhat Disagree 9% 9% 4% 3% 5% 1% 5%
Strongly Disagree 2% 2% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 2% 1% 3% 4% 1% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.