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House, M.D.

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of House, M.D..

Characters

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

Notability Name
91.4Dr. Gregory House
78.5Dr. Lisa Cuddy
77.5Dr. James Wilson
67.7Dr. Eric Foreman
63.8Dr. Allison Cameron
56.1Dr. Robert Chase

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 House, M.D.?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 0
2 It's bad 5
3 It's okay 238
4 It's good 1542
5 It's my favorite 490

This gives it an average score of 4.11 / 5. Making it 83rd 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
sarcastic (not genuine)0.081669
wild (not tame)0.0731646
poisonous (not nurturing)0.0662130
creepy (not disarming)0.0612095
rebellious (not obedient)0.0582190
demonic (not angelic)0.0562132
genius (not dunce)0.0492178
scientific (not artistic)0.0421727
bossy (not meek)0.0412172
logical (not emotional)0.0412234
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0381651
alpha (not beta)0.0352109
outlaw (not sheriff)0.0352117
stylish (not slovenly)0.032192
selfish (not altruistic)0.0292148
arcane (not mainstream)0.0282107
deranged (not reasonable)0.0262173
charming (not awkward)0.0262256
lavish (not frugal)0.0212081
creative (not conventional)0.0212264
social (not reclusive)0.0212154
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.022017
sober (not indulgent)0.022124
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0182151
haunted (not blissful)0.0181585
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0172226
lenient (not strict)0.0172207
orderly (not chaotic)0.0122184
stinky (not fresh)0.0092135
jock (not nerd)0.0092171
traitorous (not loyal)0.0082233
gracious (not feisty)0.0082131
feminine (not masculine)0.0062258
intimate (not formal)0.0062184
deep (not shallow)0.0052207
mature (not juvenile)0.0031591

Notes

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