Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2014 Data Tables

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Q4q. Comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether — in your opinion — there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year to the cost of your jurisdiction's current employee health benefits.

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 your jurisdiction's current employee health benefits? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 7% 1% 9% 11% 4%
No Change 21% 20% 10% 19% 18%
Somewhat Increased 48% 13% 58% 39% 25%
Greatly Increased 24% 5% 21% 10% 9%
Not Applicable 0% 60% 1% 19% 42%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 2% 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 your jurisdiction's current employee health benefits? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 3% 5% 10% 8% 4%
No Change 21% 16% 19% 13% 15% 18%
Somewhat Increased 14% 19% 46% 57% 62% 25%
Greatly Increased 4% 9% 17% 19% 15% 9%
Not Applicable 56% 52% 12% 1% 0% 42%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 0% 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 your jurisdiction's current employee health benefits? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 3% 3% 4% 4% 8% 4%
No Change 13% 20% 15% 22% 17% 20% 18%
Somewhat Increased 22% 19% 23% 18% 24% 44% 25%
Greatly Increased 15% 7% 9% 5% 11% 10% 9%
Not Applicable 49% 51% 50% 50% 40% 16% 42%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 3% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.