Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2011 Data Tables

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Q11a. In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's council/board support or oppose the use of data-driven decision making by your jurisdiction?

(Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's council/board support or oppose the use of data-driven decision making by your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Strongly Support 16% 29% 40% 34% 31%
Somewhat Support 61% 45% 43% 51% 46%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 15% 16% 14% 10% 15%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 1% 2% 1% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Don't Know 2% 6% 0% 3% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's council/board support or oppose the use of data-driven decision making by your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Strongly Support 29% 30% 32% 37% 33% 31%
Somewhat Support 44% 48% 50% 47% 42% 46%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 16% 14% 15% 12% 15% 15%
Somewhat Oppose 2% 1% 0% 1% 5% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 2% 0% 2% 2%
Don't Know 6% 5% 0% 3% 2% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
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
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's council/board support or oppose the use of data-driven decision making by your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Strongly Support 35% 27% 31% 27% 33% 34% 31%
Somewhat Support 39% 50% 44% 48% 47% 46% 46%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 19% 15% 15% 13% 13% 14% 15%
Somewhat Oppose 1% 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% 2%
Don't Know 3% 4% 5% 7% 6% 1% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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