Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q43d. 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 make sense of performance data 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 make sense of performance data would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 17% 14% 2% 16% 13%
Somewhat of a Problem 62% 28% 49% 29% 31%
Not Much of a Problem 11% 29% 37% 27% 28%
Not a Problem at All 0% 9% 10% 9% 9%
Not Applicable 0% 9% 0% 6% 8%
Don't Know 10% 12% 2% 12% 11%
*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 make sense of performance data would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 16% 11% 5% 16% 7% 13%
Somewhat of a Problem 27% 31% 44% 48% 53% 31%
Not Much of a Problem 29% 26% 35% 25% 41% 28%
Not a Problem at All 8% 10% 4% 5% 0% 9%
Not Applicable 7% 11% 2% 0% 0% 8%
Don't Know 12% 11% 10% 5% 0% 11%
*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 make sense of performance data would be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported not using data) A Significant Problem 12% 18% 17% 12% 12% 8% 13%
Somewhat of a Problem 30% 31% 30% 29% 26% 42% 31%
Not Much of a Problem 26% 27% 30% 27% 30% 31% 28%
Not a Problem at All 14% 6% 7% 12% 7% 5% 9%
Not Applicable 5% 7% 7% 8% 11% 5% 8%
Don't Know 12% 12% 9% 12% 13% 8% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.