Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q3. Which of the following two approaches best describes your jurisdiction's use of performance data?

(Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Which of the following two approaches best describes your jurisdiction's use of performance data? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Use on ad hoc basis but not systematically 77% 66% 66% 68% 67%
Use formally for all operations 20% 22% 33% 23% 24%
Don't Know 3% 12% 1% 9% 9%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Which of the following two approaches best describes your jurisdiction's use of performance data? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Use on ad hoc basis but not systematically 64% 71% 75% 59% 61% 67%
Use formally for all operations 23% 20% 19% 36% 38% 24%
Don't Know 13% 9% 6% 5% 1% 9%
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
Which of the following two approaches best describes your jurisdiction's use of performance data? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Use on ad hoc basis but not systematically 63% 66% 67% 67% 74% 65% 67%
Use formally for all operations 29% 23% 20% 21% 20% 30% 24%
Don't Know 8% 11% 13% 12% 6% 5% 9%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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