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


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

Notability Name
90.2John Carter
83.0Abby Lockhart
80.8Kerry Weaver
67.1Luka Kovac
64.7Chuny Marquez
50.7Malik McGrath

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 41
2 It's bad 22
3 It's okay 692
4 It's good 1544
5 It's my favorite 290

This gives it an average score of 3.78 / 5. Making it 253rd 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 3.64
Female 3.81

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)0.13322764
nurturing (not poisonous)0.13192729
sheriff (not outlaw)0.10072731
angelic (not demonic)0.08442731
obedient (not rebellious)0.0842732
feminine (not masculine)0.07982781
tame (not wild)0.07942763
genius (not dunce)0.07172736
reasonable (not deranged)0.07122774
disarming (not creepy)0.06882744
altruistic (not selfish)0.06872729
slovenly (not stylish)0.06352727
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.06182736
orderly (not chaotic)0.06012730
beta (not alpha)0.05792731
loyal (not traitorous)0.05722742
low-tech (not high-tech)0.05672726
deep (not shallow)0.05132763
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0452735
indulgent (not sober)0.0432732
intimate (not formal)0.03842730
mature (not juvenile)0.03812762
strict (not lenient)0.03672773
awkward (not charming)0.03552759
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.03322737
stinky (not fresh)0.03012724
conventional (not creative)0.02992765
haunted (not blissful)0.02262729
reclusive (not social)0.0222734
scientific (not artistic)0.01942761
mainstream (not arcane)0.01682743
emotional (not logical)0.01522741
frugal (not lavish)0.0132719
meek (not bossy)0.00522769
gracious (not feisty)0.00432729
spiritual (not skeptical)0.00292736

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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