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Dirty Dancing

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


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

Notability Name
73.6Johnny Castle
68.1Frances 'Baby' Houseman

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 Dirty Dancing?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 5
2 It's bad 13
3 It's okay 287
4 It's good 917
5 It's my favorite 229

This gives it an average score of 3.93 / 5. Making it 161st 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 3.71
Female 3.94

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
angelic (not demonic)0.08531520
disarming (not creepy)0.081532
loyal (not traitorous)0.06881531
nurturing (not poisonous)0.06651515
reasonable (not deranged)0.06331537
feminine (not masculine)0.06171542
genuine (not sarcastic)0.05791521
nerd (not jock)0.05671533
sheriff (not outlaw)0.04951516
spiritual (not skeptical)0.04871519
blissful (not haunted)0.04561517
intimate (not formal)0.04181518
emotional (not logical)0.04091531
conventional (not creative)0.03381530
beta (not alpha)0.03351520
altruistic (not selfish)0.03321521
tame (not wild)0.03281534
obedient (not rebellious)0.03271517
indulgent (not sober)0.0271520
mature (not juvenile)0.02611530
bossy (not meek)0.02561531
mainstream (not arcane)0.02441527
fresh (not stinky)0.02371521
awkward (not charming)0.02351534
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.02191520
lavish (not frugal)0.01681515
orderly (not chaotic)0.01661520
dunce (not genius)0.01661521
gracious (not feisty)0.01361517
artistic (not scientific)0.01271534
reclusive (not social)0.00941514
low-tech (not high-tech)0.00641514
stylish (not slovenly)0.00391516
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0031515
lenient (not strict)0.00041543
deep (not shallow)0.01531

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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