Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2017 Data Tables

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Q40a. To the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s Board/council support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s Board/council support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 35% 39% 39% 44% 39%
Somewhat Support 32% 36% 33% 41% 36%
Neither Support nor Oppose 14% 18% 21% 12% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 1% 2% 2% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 18% 5% 5% 2% 5%
*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 the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s Board/council support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 47% 37% 31% 38% 41% 39%
Somewhat Support 30% 38% 34% 36% 42% 36%
Neither Support nor Oppose 20% 16% 27% 20% 6% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 3% 2% 0% 2% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 3% 6% 5% 6% 8% 5%
*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 the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s Board/council support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 40% 36% 45% 31% 50% 35% 39%
Somewhat Support 40% 40% 29% 35% 28% 41% 36%
Neither Support nor Oppose 12% 18% 23% 27% 14% 15% 18%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Don't Know 6% 6% 1% 5% 7% 7% 5%