Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12c. To what extent, if any, is the ability to analyze and make sense of performance data a problem your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of data and performance measures?

(Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, is the ability to analyze and make sense of performance data a problem your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of data and performance measures? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 7% 2% 4% 7% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem 38% 18% 30% 27% 23%
Not Much of a Problem 41% 38% 45% 35% 39%
Not a Problem at All 8% 25% 15% 21% 22%
Not Applicable 6% 11% 4% 6% 8%
Don't Know 0% 6% 2% 5% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent, if any, is the ability to analyze and make sense of performance data a problem your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of data and performance measures? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 2% 4% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem 19% 18% 30% 38% 33% 23%
Not Much of a Problem 39% 38% 39% 40% 45% 39%
Not a Problem at All 21% 25% 22% 15% 13% 22%
Not Applicable 12% 9% 4% 2% 4% 8%
Don't Know 7% 6% 2% 3% 1% 5%
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
To what extent, if any, is the ability to analyze and make sense of performance data a problem your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of data and performance measures? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 3% 3% 4% 5% 2% 3% 3%
Somewhat of a Problem 21% 23% 19% 23% 24% 27% 23%
Not Much of a Problem 51% 38% 39% 38% 34% 40% 39%
Not a Problem at All 15% 23% 19% 19% 29% 22% 22%
Not Applicable 6% 7% 13% 7% 8% 5% 8%
Don't Know 4% 6% 6% 8% 3% 3% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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