Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 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 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% 0% 2% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 9% 3% 5% 5% 4%
No Change 5% 19% 17% 20% 18%
Somewhat Increased 75% 13% 63% 37% 27%
Greatly Increased 11% 3% 13% 11% 6%
Not Applicable 0% 60% 1% 25% 44%
Don't Know 0% 2% 1% 1% 2%
*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 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 3% 5% 11% 7% 4%
No Change 19% 19% 18% 19% 10% 18%
Somewhat Increased 12% 22% 48% 59% 70% 27%
Greatly Increased 4% 4% 12% 11% 12% 6%
Not Applicable 60% 50% 16% 0% 0% 44%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 0% 1% 2%
*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% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 2% 4% 2% 8% 4%
No Change 15% 18% 20% 19% 22% 16% 18%
Somewhat Increased 20% 24% 24% 18% 29% 43% 27%
Greatly Increased 11% 2% 3% 4% 7% 11% 6%
Not Applicable 49% 52% 48% 54% 40% 20% 44%
Don't Know 2% 2% 3% 0% 1% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.