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American History X

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


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
85.3Danny Vinyard
76.1Derek Vinyard
72.8Dr. Bob Sweeney

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.


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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 4
2 It's bad 4
3 It's okay 186
4 It's good 969
5 It's my favorite 157

This gives it an average score of 3.96 / 5. Making it 189th 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 general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
deep (not shallow)0.1081275
rebellious (not obedient)0.0751277
skeptical (not spiritual)0.071294
wild (not tame)0.063616
meek (not bossy)0.0471222
masculine (not feminine)0.0461308
indulgent (not sober)0.0441211
selfish (not altruistic)0.0411219
logical (not emotional)0.0381305
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0371210
lenient (not strict)0.0351250
mature (not juvenile)0.034606
high-tech (not low-tech)0.034660
genius (not dunce)0.0331236
gracious (not feisty)0.0311213
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0291224
blissful (not haunted)0.028599
sarcastic (not genuine)0.024669
demonic (not angelic)0.0221222
nerd (not jock)0.021226
slovenly (not stylish)0.0191273
disarming (not creepy)0.0191192
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0171161
intimate (not formal)0.0171275
scientific (not artistic)0.015699
beta (not alpha)0.0141208
reclusive (not social)0.0111227
fresh (not stinky)0.011217
arcane (not mainstream)0.011196
conventional (not creative)0.011306
awkward (not charming)0.0091310
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0071213
reasonable (not deranged)0.0071226
loyal (not traitorous)0.0041308
frugal (not lavish)0.0011185
orderly (not chaotic)0.0011246


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