Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 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 current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction?

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 current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 1% 3% 2% 2%
No Change 19% 22% 14% 20% 20%
Somewhat Increased 53% 15% 59% 43% 28%
Greatly Increased 22% 4% 21% 8% 8%
Not Applicable 0% 56% 1% 26% 41%
Don't Know 3% 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 current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 2% 2% 6% 3% 2%
No Change 23% 20% 20% 15% 11% 20%
Somewhat Increased 15% 22% 52% 58% 62% 28%
Greatly Increased 3% 7% 12% 17% 21% 8%
Not Applicable 57% 48% 13% 1% 0% 41%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 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 current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 0% 1% 3% 4% 2%
No Change 20% 20% 19% 22% 25% 15% 20%
Somewhat Increased 22% 18% 26% 19% 28% 50% 28%
Greatly Increased 13% 6% 6% 6% 8% 10% 8%
Not Applicable 45% 54% 46% 50% 34% 20% 41%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.