Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q9b. Overall, do you consider the contributions (i.e., co-pays, deductibles, or share of premiums) your jurisdiction's current employees make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to current employees)

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 current employees make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to current employees) Too High 3% 9% 12% 11% 10%
About Right 65% 60% 68% 64% 64%
Too Low 30% 12% 20% 19% 18%
Not Applicable 2% 16% 0% 6% 7%
Don't Know 0% 3% 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 current employees make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to current employees) Too High 11% 11% 10% 10% 5% 10%
About Right 62% 60% 60% 67% 73% 64%
Too Low 15% 17% 20% 19% 19% 18%
Not Applicable 10% 10% 8% 4% 1% 7%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 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 current employees make toward their health care benefits to be too high, about right, or too low? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing fringe benefits to current employees) Too High 10% 13% 7% 9% 13% 8% 10%
About Right 60% 60% 66% 76% 56% 65% 64%
Too Low 23% 12% 20% 10% 20% 20% 18%
Not Applicable 7% 15% 6% 3% 10% 6% 7%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.