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Brokeback Mountain

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


The dataset has 2 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.6Jack Twist
75.5Ennis Del Mar

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 Brokeback Mountain?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 10
2 It's bad 18
3 It's okay 296
4 It's good 1451
5 It's my favorite 354

This gives it an average score of 4.0 / 5. Making it 117th 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 4.02
Female 3.99

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
indulgent (not sober)0.07492598
outlaw (not sheriff)0.07312593
deep (not shallow)0.07262635
chaotic (not orderly)0.07052598
emotional (not logical)0.06322600
wild (not tame)0.06312634
lenient (not strict)0.05742643
rebellious (not obedient)0.04952595
deranged (not reasonable)0.04582641
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.04472598
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.04262590
intimate (not formal)0.04052597
loyal (not traitorous)0.03922599
altruistic (not selfish)0.0392596
haunted (not blissful)0.03882593
social (not reclusive)0.02892593
masculine (not feminine)0.02882634
arcane (not mainstream)0.02512604
stylish (not slovenly)0.02442595
bossy (not meek)0.02232631
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0222593
charming (not awkward)0.02152638
low-tech (not high-tech)0.02132593
stinky (not fresh)0.02122594
genius (not dunce)0.02072592
spiritual (not skeptical)0.01652597
feisty (not gracious)0.01642597
lavish (not frugal)0.01222590
creative (not conventional)0.00832633
mature (not juvenile)0.00412637
disarming (not creepy)0.0042601
nerd (not jock)0.00142635
beta (not alpha)0.00122588
artistic (not scientific)0.00092636
angelic (not demonic)0.00072597
genuine (not sarcastic)0.00032594

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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