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Criminal Minds

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


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

Notability Name
92.4Dr. Spencer Reid
90.5Penelope Garcia
86.8Derek Morgan
84.9Aaron Hotchner
80.0Jennifer Jareau
75.7David Rossi

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 Criminal Minds?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 5
2 It's bad 11
3 It's okay 695
4 It's good 5544
5 It's my favorite 4743

This gives it an average score of 4.36 / 5. Making it 6th 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
feminine (not masculine)0.08410854
spiritual (not skeptical)0.06710707
fresh (not stinky)0.06410568
mature (not juvenile)0.0535038
lenient (not strict)0.04810784
stylish (not slovenly)0.04610524
loyal (not traitorous)0.04510817
sober (not indulgent)0.04410342
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0394964
feisty (not gracious)0.03810513
blissful (not haunted)0.0364944
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.03610605
disarming (not creepy)0.03610221
emotional (not logical)0.02910792
awkward (not charming)0.02810838
mainstream (not arcane)0.02810083
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0275143
nurturing (not poisonous)0.02610489
altruistic (not selfish)0.02610551
reasonable (not deranged)0.02310623
bossy (not meek)0.02110603
obedient (not rebellious)0.01910610
tame (not wild)0.0175161
chaotic (not orderly)0.01310816
deep (not shallow)0.0110521
genius (not dunce)0.0110700
beta (not alpha)0.0110331
angelic (not demonic)0.00910509
creative (not conventional)0.00610822
lavish (not frugal)0.00610004
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0049406
artistic (not scientific)0.0045331
intimate (not formal)0.00210442
jock (not nerd)0.00210564
reclusive (not social)0.010642
sheriff (not outlaw)0.010308


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