Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2019 Data Tables

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Q21. Over the past five years, do you think problems with opioids in your jurisdiction have gotten better, gotten worse, or remained about the same? (Among jurisdictions that reported problems associated with opioids in the jurisdiction)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Over the past five years, do you think problems with opioids in your jurisdiction have gotten better, gotten worse, or remained about the same? (Among jurisdictions that reported problems associated with opioids in the jurisdiction) Significantly better 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat better 0% 4% 5% 6% 4%
Remained about the same 18% 31% 23% 37% 30%
Somewhat worse 36% 42% 49% 37% 42%
Significantly worse 45% 14% 18% 10% 16%
Don't know 1% 10% 5% 10% 9%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Over the past five years, do you think problems with opioids in your jurisdiction have gotten better, gotten worse, or remained about the same? (Among jurisdictions that reported problems associated with opioids in the jurisdiction) Significantly better 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat better 4% 5% 3% 1% 4% 4%
Remained about the same 34% 31% 26% 20% 19% 30%
Somewhat worse 39% 42% 45% 51% 42% 42%
Significantly worse 13% 13% 21% 21% 34% 16%
Don't know 10% 10% 5% 7% 2% 9%

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
Over the past five years, do you think problems with opioids in your jurisdiction have gotten better, gotten worse, or remained about the same? (Among jurisdictions that reported problems associated with opioids in the jurisdiction) Significantly better 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat better 3% 4% 3% 3% 6% 6% 4%
Remained about the same 27% 25% 30% 34% 35% 27% 30%
Somewhat worse 49% 39% 40% 43% 37% 48% 42%
Significantly worse 19% 22% 16% 13% 12% 14% 16%
Don't know 2% 11% 12% 8% 10% 6% 9%