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Dune

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
95.6Paul Atreides
81.2Duke Leto Atreides
79.4Lady Jessica
78.1Chani
71.0Thufir Hawat
66.0Baron Vladimir Harkonnen

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

Rating

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 4
2 It's bad 19
3 It's okay 180
4 It's good 1046
5 It's my favorite 302

This gives it an average score of 4.05 / 5. Making it 128th 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
masculine (not feminine)0.1221531
scientific (not artistic)0.113730
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0971415
indulgent (not sober)0.0851404
arcane (not mainstream)0.0811402
high-tech (not low-tech)0.081693
nerd (not jock)0.0771419
deep (not shallow)0.0721498
logical (not emotional)0.0721530
genius (not dunce)0.0671440
meek (not bossy)0.0671414
altruistic (not selfish)0.0661418
genuine (not sarcastic)0.062692
reasonable (not deranged)0.0431418
disarming (not creepy)0.0371392
intimate (not formal)0.0371496
haunted (not blissful)0.036601
tame (not wild)0.034608
loyal (not traitorous)0.0341534
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0331526
gracious (not feisty)0.0291415
reclusive (not social)0.0281417
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0271383
rebellious (not obedient)0.0221500
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0211411
lenient (not strict)0.0171451
charming (not awkward)0.0151533
juvenile (not mature)0.013599
slovenly (not stylish)0.0131502
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0131415
orderly (not chaotic)0.0121450
angelic (not demonic)0.0111400
beta (not alpha)0.0031392
stinky (not fresh)0.0021405
creative (not conventional)0.0021536
frugal (not lavish)0.0011394

Notes

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