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The Fault in Our Stars

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of The Fault in Our Stars.


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

Notability Name
83.4Hazel Grace Lancaster
75.2Augustus 'Gus' Waters

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 The Fault in Our Stars?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 5
2 It's bad 40
3 It's okay 616
4 It's good 1139
5 It's my favorite 136

This gives it an average score of 3.7 / 5. Making it 289th 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 3.5
Female 3.71

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
genius (not dunce)0.0752070
sheriff (not outlaw)0.07232067
angelic (not demonic)0.07212067
reasonable (not deranged)0.07082115
jock (not nerd)0.072092
blissful (not haunted)0.06942067
loyal (not traitorous)0.06882093
mainstream (not arcane)0.06792086
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.05722071
alpha (not beta)0.05712067
fresh (not stinky)0.05662075
feminine (not masculine)0.05622108
charming (not awkward)0.05272098
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0512065
spiritual (not skeptical)0.05022071
mature (not juvenile)0.04942089
social (not reclusive)0.0472071
high-tech (not low-tech)0.04532067
altruistic (not selfish)0.04352073
orderly (not chaotic)0.04172072
disarming (not creepy)0.03982094
obedient (not rebellious)0.03542067
deep (not shallow)0.03522095
scientific (not artistic)0.03512091
stylish (not slovenly)0.02692068
sober (not indulgent)0.02242071
genuine (not sarcastic)0.02042070
conventional (not creative)0.01922098
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.01842059
wild (not tame)0.01792091
strict (not lenient)0.01212115
logical (not emotional)0.01062094
bossy (not meek)0.00922095
lavish (not frugal)0.00432065
intimate (not formal)0.0022073
feisty (not gracious)0.00142067

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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