Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q8d. How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction's use of data for improving program or service quality?

(Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction's use of data for improving program or service quality? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 7% 20% 22% 20% 19%
Somewhat Effective 55% 53% 58% 54% 54%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 27% 17% 17% 19% 18%
Somewhat Ineffective 6% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 5% 5% 1% 3% 4%
Don't Know 0% 3% 1% 2% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction's use of data for improving program or service quality? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 19% 20% 21% 16% 22% 19%
Somewhat Effective 52% 53% 63% 59% 55% 54%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 19% 19% 10% 19% 18% 18%
Somewhat Ineffective 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 6% 4% 2% 0% 3% 4%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 3% 1% 3%
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
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction's use of data for improving program or service quality? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 18% 19% 18% 14% 21% 24% 19%
Somewhat Effective 59% 52% 51% 59% 54% 53% 54%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 16% 19% 20% 20% 17% 17% 18%
Somewhat Ineffective 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 4% 4% 5% 3% 6% 2% 4%
Don't Know 2% 3% 4% 2% 1% 2% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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