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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 (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 American History X?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 63
2 It's bad 28
3 It's okay 467
4 It's good 1285
5 It's my favorite 198

This gives it an average score of 3.75 / 5. Making it 270th 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 3.92
Female 3.67

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
masculine (not feminine)0.14072136
deep (not shallow)0.11342093
skeptical (not spiritual)0.09112119
haunted (not blissful)0.08321189
genuine (not sarcastic)0.07961258
indulgent (not sober)0.07692016
arcane (not mainstream)0.07182020
nerd (not jock)0.06812030
logical (not emotional)0.06752124
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.05852018
meek (not bossy)0.05772029
nurturing (not poisonous)0.05632017
slovenly (not stylish)0.05242084
genius (not dunce)0.04752050
orderly (not chaotic)0.0462053
rebellious (not obedient)0.04312083
stinky (not fresh)0.04232022
reasonable (not deranged)0.03972031
reclusive (not social)0.03622022
awkward (not charming)0.03542128
intimate (not formal)0.03452089
frugal (not lavish)0.0332017
loyal (not traitorous)0.03232129
mature (not juvenile)0.02191170
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.02112017
scientific (not artistic)0.02061304
low-tech (not high-tech)0.02011253
lenient (not strict)0.01922069
outlaw (not sheriff)0.01662013
creative (not conventional)0.01312132
alpha (not beta)0.01222019
disarming (not creepy)0.01212024
angelic (not demonic)0.01182021
gracious (not feisty)0.00962021
altruistic (not selfish)0.00722019
wild (not tame)0.00371200

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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