Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17. Did your jurisdiction engage in data-driven decision making activities at some time in the past?

(Among jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Did your jurisdiction engage in data-driven decision making activities at some time in the past? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) Yes 31% 16% 25% 18% 17%
No 69% 59% 53% 60% 59%
Don't Know 0% 25% 22% 22% 24%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Did your jurisdiction engage in data-driven decision making activities at some time in the past? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) Yes 13% 22% 14% 18% 30% 17%
No 62% 52% 67% 75% 70% 59%
Don't Know 25% 26% 19% 7% 0% 24%
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
Did your jurisdiction engage in data-driven decision making activities at some time in the past? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) Yes 17% 16% 14% 15% 24% 20% 17%
No 52% 64% 64% 59% 56% 55% 59%
Don't Know 31% 20% 22% 26% 20% 25% 24%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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