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The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Alien.


The dataset has 6 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
92.5Ellen Ripley
89.1the Alien

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user (for users between 13 and 60 years of age).


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Alien?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 19
2 It's bad 15
3 It's okay 308
4 It's good 1097
5 It's my favorite 269

This gives it an average score of 3.93 / 5. Making it 165th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of this quiz are more likely to be young and more likely to be women.

There are several different ways that average ratings can be broken down. Here are average scores by gender:

Gender Average rating
Male 4.0
Female 3.85

The responses to the personality quiz can also be cross referenced with the universe ratings to see how personality affects it. The table below show the correlation between a user's response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
nerd (not jock)0.21751822
arcane (not mainstream)0.14221814
indulgent (not sober)0.12011810
deep (not shallow)0.11891850
nurturing (not poisonous)0.10791810
intimate (not formal)0.0941838
haunted (not blissful)0.091531
slovenly (not stylish)0.0821838
reclusive (not social)0.08031811
stinky (not fresh)0.07171807
masculine (not feminine)0.07071889
outlaw (not sheriff)0.06861815
disarming (not creepy)0.06171819
skeptical (not spiritual)0.06061871
loyal (not traitorous)0.05931876
genuine (not sarcastic)0.05491558
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.04621813
creative (not conventional)0.04511883
awkward (not charming)0.04321879
lenient (not strict)0.04291860
beta (not alpha)0.04021810
meek (not bossy)0.03981825
rebellious (not obedient)0.0371837
deranged (not reasonable)0.03341828
low-tech (not high-tech)0.03161558
frugal (not lavish)0.03111809
altruistic (not selfish)0.02741811
logical (not emotional)0.02281874
scientific (not artistic)0.02061595
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.01631804
dunce (not genius)0.01021844
juvenile (not mature)0.00991525
chaotic (not orderly)0.00871843
angelic (not demonic)0.00691810
tame (not wild)0.00441544
feisty (not gracious)0.00271808

How these items predict the ratings for this universe can be compared to how the same items predict the ratings of other universes. The universes with the most similar patterns on the predictors are:


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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