Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2020 Data Tables

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Q4. If your jurisdiction has activated or drawn upon its emergency response plan, how effective or ineffective has it been so far in your efforts to address the COVID-19 epidemic? (Among jurisdictions which already had an emergency response plan or adopted one in response to the COVID-19 epidemic)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
If your jurisdiction has activated or drawn upon its emergency response plan, how effective or ineffective has it been so far in your efforts to address the COVID-19 epidemic? We have not drawn upon our emergency response plan to date 12% 33% 21% 27% 27%
Very effective 47% 33% 43% 27% 37%
Somewhat effective 33% 22% 25% 34% 25%
Not very effective 0% 2% 5% 4% 3%
Not effective at all 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Don't know 8% 9% 6% 6% 8%
*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
If your jurisdiction has activated or drawn upon its emergency response plan, how effective or ineffective has it been so far in your efforts to address the COVID-19 epidemic? We have not drawn upon our emergency response plan to date 38% 31% 26% 19% 12% 27%
Very effective 23% 31% 45% 47% 52% 37%
Somewhat effective 23% 26% 21% 22% 33% 25%
Not very effective 4% 3% 3% 1% 3% 3%
Not effective at all 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Don't know 11% 9% 3% 10% 1% 8%
*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
If your jurisdiction has activated or drawn upon its emergency response plan, how effective or ineffective has it been so far in your efforts to address the COVID-19 epidemic? We have not drawn upon our emergency response plan to date 40% 28% 21% 33% 21% 26% 27%
Very effective 31% 33% 39% 31% 41% 39% 37%
Somewhat effective 20% 27% 30% 21% 19% 28% 25%
Not very effective 5% 0% 4% 0% 5% 3% 3%
Not effective at all 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't know 4% 12% 7% 13% 13% 2% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.