Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q43c. Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction is currently considering new uses of performance data in decision-making, to what extent, if any, would you expect that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction is currently considering new uses of performance data in decision-making, to what extent, if any, would you expect that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 30% 23% 21% 23% 23%
Somewhat of a Problem 46% 33% 42% 32% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 20% 20% 26% 17% 20%
Not a Problem at All 0% 4% 5% 6% 4%
Not Applicable 0% 9% 0% 7% 8%
Don't Know 5% 12% 6% 15% 12%
*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
Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction is currently considering new uses of performance data in decision-making, to what extent, if any, would you expect that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 26% 17% 24% 37% 21% 23%
Somewhat of a Problem 34% 32% 40% 35% 52% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 18% 21% 20% 23% 27% 20%
Not a Problem at All 3% 6% 4% 3% 0% 4%
Not Applicable 7% 12% 4% 0% 0% 8%
Don't Know 13% 12% 7% 3% 0% 12%
*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
Regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction is currently considering new uses of performance data in decision-making, to what extent, if any, would you expect that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 27% 26% 23% 19% 19% 24% 23%
Somewhat of a Problem 33% 36% 36% 32% 27% 40% 34%
Not Much of a Problem 23% 16% 21% 19% 25% 15% 20%
Not a Problem at All 3% 2% 4% 6% 5% 5% 4%
Not Applicable 5% 7% 6% 8% 13% 9% 8%
Don't Know 10% 12% 10% 16% 12% 7% 12%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.