Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q4p. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 12% 3% 20% 12% 7%
No Change 12% 17% 11% 13% 16%
Somewhat Increased 56% 12% 39% 34% 21%
Greatly Increased 18% 5% 25% 18% 10%
Not Applicable 0% 61% 3% 21% 44%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 6% 10% 16% 15% 7%
No Change 17% 15% 15% 13% 15% 16%
Somewhat Increased 12% 16% 44% 47% 47% 21%
Greatly Increased 7% 9% 13% 22% 21% 10%
Not Applicable 60% 51% 17% 0% 0% 44%
Don't Know 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 4% 5% 6% 6% 16% 7%
No Change 11% 19% 14% 18% 15% 14% 16%
Somewhat Increased 23% 17% 17% 17% 23% 32% 21%
Greatly Increased 10% 9% 11% 5% 12% 15% 10%
Not Applicable 53% 50% 50% 54% 40% 21% 44%
Don't Know 0% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.