Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q26a. To what extent, if any, would the costs required to collect and use performance data be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures?

(Among 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, would the costs required to collect and use performance data be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 40% 29% 26% 35% 30%
Somewhat of a Problem 40% 30% 39% 44% 32%
Not Much of a Problem 20% 11% 12% 10% 11%
Not a Problem at All 0% 4% 0% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 8% 0% 2% 7%
Don't Know 0% 18% 23% 6% 17%
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, would the costs required to collect and use performance data be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 32% 26% 38% 26% 0% 30%
Somewhat of a Problem 30% 34% 39% 51% 0% 32%
Not Much of a Problem 9% 12% 15% 8% 100% 11%
Not a Problem at All 3% 4% 0% 0% 0% 3%
Not Applicable 9% 5% 4% 0% 0% 7%
Don't Know 17% 19% 4% 15% 0% 17%
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, would the costs required to collect and use performance data be a problem for your jurisdiction in the use of data or performance measures? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use) A Significant Problem 43% 32% 28% 17% 32% 37% 30%
Somewhat of a Problem 28% 34% 28% 36% 37% 30% 32%
Not Much of a Problem 11% 9% 10% 10% 11% 15% 11%
Not a Problem at All 0% 1% 5% 8% 0% 0% 3%
Not Applicable 5% 6% 13% 6% 6% 6% 7%
Don't Know 13% 18% 16% 23% 14% 12% 17%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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