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


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

Notability Name
75.7Mitch Buchannon
64.9C.J. Parker
63.2Stephanie Holden
46.5Garner Ellerbee
41.7Michael 'Newmie' Newman
39.0Hobie Buchannon

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


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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 19
2 It's bad 110
3 It's okay 1368
4 It's good 808
5 It's my favorite 45

This gives it an average score of 3.32 / 5. Making it 339th 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
blissful (not haunted)0.119727
jock (not nerd)0.1142256
social (not reclusive)0.12262
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0862258
charming (not awkward)0.0792322
fresh (not stinky)0.0662256
angelic (not demonic)0.0612247
sheriff (not outlaw)0.062229
artistic (not scientific)0.057800
mainstream (not arcane)0.0522177
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0522297
shallow (not deep)0.0442261
sober (not indulgent)0.0442216
nurturing (not poisonous)0.042225
feminine (not masculine)0.0392322
disarming (not creepy)0.0382211
stylish (not slovenly)0.0362267
obedient (not rebellious)0.0342281
alpha (not beta)0.0342221
wild (not tame)0.033753
loyal (not traitorous)0.0252315
conventional (not creative)0.0252314
emotional (not logical)0.0242312
mature (not juvenile)0.017741
orderly (not chaotic)0.0172289
altruistic (not selfish)0.0162253
gracious (not feisty)0.0152247
formal (not intimate)0.0142258
bossy (not meek)0.0142261
genuine (not sarcastic)0.013767
dunce (not genius)0.0122285
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.012062
deranged (not reasonable)0.0092261
low-tech (not high-tech)0.009738
frugal (not lavish)0.0042142
strict (not lenient)0.0012298


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