Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q9. Which public safety unit most often provides emergency medical response in your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Which public safety unit most often provides emergency medical response in your jurisdiction? Fire department 10% 35% 31% 41% 34%
Police / sheriff's office 6% 3% 10% 8% 5%
Ambulance / EMS service 78% 58% 58% 47% 58%
Don't know 6% 4% 1% 4% 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
Which public safety unit most often provides emergency medical response in your jurisdiction? Fire department 28% 36% 38% 43% 41% 34%
Police / sheriff's office 6% 3% 3% 10% 7% 5%
Ambulance / EMS service 62% 58% 57% 46% 47% 58%
Don't know 4% 3% 2% 1% 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
Which public safety unit most often provides emergency medical response in your jurisdiction? Fire department 11% 22% 46% 32% 37% 48% 34%
Police / sheriff's office 5% 3% 5% 6% 3% 6% 5%
Ambulance / EMS service 82% 71% 48% 56% 57% 43% 58%
Don't know 1% 5% 2% 6% 3% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.