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


The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
89.5Patty Hewes
75.5Ellen Parsons
52.9Tom Shayes

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 65
2 It's bad 48
3 It's okay 310
4 It's good 350
5 It's my favorite 57

This gives it an average score of 3.34 / 5. Making it 332nd 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 3.53
Female 3.27

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
nerd (not jock)0.1631813
masculine (not feminine)0.1437835
sheriff (not outlaw)0.1391810
genius (not dunce)0.1365829
indulgent (not sober)0.1348805
reasonable (not deranged)0.1254814
logical (not emotional)0.1194831
nurturing (not poisonous)0.1183816
deep (not shallow)0.1167818
scientific (not artistic)0.1103543
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.1049809
disarming (not creepy)0.0964814
intimate (not formal)0.0947817
loyal (not traitorous)0.0933830
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0923525
angelic (not demonic)0.0884814
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0843827
mature (not juvenile)0.0798497
reclusive (not social)0.0764809
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.063816
slovenly (not stylish)0.0606815
feisty (not gracious)0.0518809
altruistic (not selfish)0.0511806
orderly (not chaotic)0.0497818
tame (not wild)0.0485528
bossy (not meek)0.0461817
conventional (not creative)0.0437829
obedient (not rebellious)0.0348817
blissful (not haunted)0.0304520
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0294524
charming (not awkward)0.0219829
arcane (not mainstream)0.0187815
strict (not lenient)0.016822
alpha (not beta)0.0078814
stinky (not fresh)0.0065814
frugal (not lavish)0.0014804

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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