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


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
90.4Dexter Morgan
79.5Debra Morgan
78.8Harry Morgan
67.7Angel Batista
65.3Rita Bennett
61.0James Doakes
60.3Maria LaGuerta
53.7Joey Quinn
52.6Thomas Matthews
47.2Vince Masuka

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 Dexter?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 36
2 It's bad 28
3 It's okay 628
4 It's good 1689
5 It's my favorite 406

This gives it an average score of 3.86 / 5. Making it 210th 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 3.84
Female 3.87

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
nurturing (not poisonous)0.12632892
mature (not juvenile)0.08322365
indulgent (not sober)0.06652885
loyal (not traitorous)0.05742983
scientific (not artistic)0.0532486
intimate (not formal)0.05222921
altruistic (not selfish)0.04942889
genius (not dunce)0.04352935
reasonable (not deranged)0.04312922
orderly (not chaotic)0.04222937
genuine (not sarcastic)0.04042432
nerd (not jock)0.03832914
angelic (not demonic)0.0382889
feisty (not gracious)0.03682891
disarming (not creepy)0.0352902
deep (not shallow)0.03332940
arcane (not mainstream)0.03122895
conventional (not creative)0.03092980
skeptical (not spiritual)0.03022966
frugal (not lavish)0.02682885
fresh (not stinky)0.02652894
high-tech (not low-tech)0.02262417
reclusive (not social)0.02092894
lenient (not strict)0.02012963
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.01952893
feminine (not masculine)0.01932999
haunted (not blissful)0.01872394
bossy (not meek)0.01822904
obedient (not rebellious)0.01592917
alpha (not beta)0.01552883
sheriff (not outlaw)0.01482887
awkward (not charming)0.01192982
tame (not wild)0.00962416
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.00772879
slovenly (not stylish)0.00592927
logical (not emotional)0.00252971

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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