Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q27a. Please rate how well the federal government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Please rate how well the federal government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent ** 2% 4% 6% 3%
Good ** 15% 19% 22% 17%
Fair ** 18% 31% 24% 21%
Poor ** 15% 20% 11% 15%
Don't Know ** 50% 26% 38% 44%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked about drinking water issues

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Please rate how well the federal government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 3% 3% 2% 1% 5% 3%
Good 15% 16% 22% 18% 21% 17%
Fair 19% 21% 26% 27% 32% 21%
Poor 15% 16% 15% 16% 18% 15%
Don't Know 48% 45% 36% 37% 25% 44%
*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
Please rate how well the federal government is doing in carrying out its responsibility to ensure safe drinking water in your jurisdiction. Excellent 6% 3% 2% 4% 3% 2% 3%
Good 19% 12% 16% 19% 17% 17% 17%
Fair 22% 19% 20% 18% 22% 25% 21%
Poor 9% 16% 15% 19% 16% 15% 15%
Don't Know 44% 50% 46% 41% 43% 40% 44%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.