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Ghostbusters

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

Characters

The dataset has 5 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
73.3Peter Venkman
72.5Egon Spengler
69.7Dana Barrett
67.7Ray Stantz
54.0Louis Tully

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 1
3 It's okay 413
4 It's good 1250
5 It's my favorite 149

This gives it an average score of 3.85 / 5. Making it 260th 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
nerd (not jock)0.1451748
loyal (not traitorous)0.1311791
meek (not bossy)0.0961738
awkward (not charming)0.0931794
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0881731
reclusive (not social)0.0831748
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0711778
slovenly (not stylish)0.0711755
tame (not wild)0.0661336
arcane (not mainstream)0.0661686
beta (not alpha)0.0611698
genuine (not sarcastic)0.061353
reasonable (not deranged)0.0561750
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0551330
angelic (not demonic)0.0541729
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0531719
masculine (not feminine)0.0531797
deep (not shallow)0.051757
altruistic (not selfish)0.0491735
lenient (not strict)0.0491769
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0451745
obedient (not rebellious)0.0451764
sober (not indulgent)0.0431713
haunted (not blissful)0.0381300
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0381613
orderly (not chaotic)0.0361766
mature (not juvenile)0.0341309
gracious (not feisty)0.0331732
logical (not emotional)0.0241792
frugal (not lavish)0.0191668
scientific (not artistic)0.0151377
creative (not conventional)0.0151793
stinky (not fresh)0.0131740
disarming (not creepy)0.0121695
genius (not dunce)0.0111758
formal (not intimate)0.0051739

Notes

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