Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

« Back to the table of contents

Q9a. Overall, do you consider the contributions (i.e., co-pays, deductibles, or share of premiums) your jurisdiction's new hires make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to new hires)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, do you consider the contributions (i.e., co-pays, deductibles, or share of premiums) your jurisdiction's new hires make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to new hires) Too High 6% 7% 9% 13% 9%
About Right 64% 66% 75% 63% 68%
Too Low 29% 11% 16% 14% 16%
Not Applicable 2% 13% 0% 8% 6%
Don't Know 0% 2% 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
Overall, do you consider the contributions (i.e., co-pays, deductibles, or share of premiums) your jurisdiction's new hires make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to new hires) Too High 10% 10% 8% 8% 7% 9%
About Right 68% 63% 72% 69% 74% 68%
Too Low 9% 18% 15% 18% 17% 16%
Not Applicable 11% 8% 5% 4% 0% 6%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 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
Overall, do you consider the contributions (i.e., co-pays, deductibles, or share of premiums) your jurisdiction's new hires make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to new hires) Too High 8% 11% 7% 11% 12% 7% 9%
About Right 69% 65% 69% 79% 60% 69% 68%
Too Low 20% 12% 20% 5% 18% 16% 16%
Not Applicable 4% 11% 3% 3% 10% 6% 6%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.