Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q8j. How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction's use of data for improving government accountability and transparency?

(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 government accountability and transparency? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 12% 24% 26% 26% 24%
Somewhat Effective 53% 50% 58% 51% 52%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 23% 15% 12% 17% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 4% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 8% 5% 1% 2% 4%
Don't Know 0% 4% 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 government accountability and transparency? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 25% 23% 23% 29% 26% 24%
Somewhat Effective 50% 52% 58% 48% 52% 52%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 16% 15% 10% 16% 17% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 0% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 1% 0% 1% 2% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 4% 5% 5% 0% 3% 4%
Don't Know 4% 3% 2% 2% 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 government accountability and transparency? (Excluding jurisdictions that report no current data use) Very Effective 22% 23% 20% 22% 26% 31% 24%
Somewhat Effective 55% 50% 57% 53% 49% 48% 52%
Neither Effective Nor Ineffective 18% 18% 13% 16% 17% 12% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 0% 1% 4% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Very Ineffective 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 3% 3% 7% 4% 4%
Don't Know 2% 5% 3% 4% 0% 3% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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