Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q22c. To what extent do you agree or disagree that most citizens you hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that most citizens you hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions? Strongly Agree 26% 27% 28% 40% 29%
Somewhat Agree 46% 41% 40% 36% 40%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 21% 17% 18% 13% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 5% 11% 12% 6% 10%
Strongly Disagree 0% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that most citizens you hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions? Strongly Agree 31% 28% 27% 30% 21% 29%
Somewhat Agree 39% 40% 42% 43% 44% 40%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 17% 14% 18% 21% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 9% 13% 8% 12% 10%
Strongly Disagree 1% 4% 4% 1% 1% 2%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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 citizens you hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions? Strongly Agree 29% 28% 37% 22% 33% 26% 29%
Somewhat Agree 31% 38% 32% 47% 44% 47% 40%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 17% 20% 20% 15% 11% 17% 17%
Somewhat Disagree 17% 11% 8% 11% 8% 9% 10%
Strongly Disagree 3% 2% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Don't Know 3% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.