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Mean Girls

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


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
76.0Regina George
71.4Cady Heron
68.7Janis Ian
67.8Damian Leigh
57.4Ms. Sharon Norbury
53.3Karen Smith
49.7Aaron Samuels
49.6Gretchen Wieners
40.4June George
25.5Betsy Heron

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 Mean Girls?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 17
2 It's bad 62
3 It's okay 2519
4 It's good 8687
5 It's my favorite 1961

This gives it an average score of 3.94 / 5. Making it 150th 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 4.02
Female 3.94

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
social (not reclusive)0.084813472
stylish (not slovenly)0.08213624
feminine (not masculine)0.080913980
charming (not awkward)0.075713914
mainstream (not arcane)0.073413471
jock (not nerd)0.071913585
lavish (not frugal)0.067813405
selfish (not altruistic)0.0613466
fresh (not stinky)0.054813453
shallow (not deep)0.054313751
bossy (not meek)0.050813572
spiritual (not skeptical)0.049413789
artistic (not scientific)0.044110826
wild (not tame)0.038710493
high-tech (not low-tech)0.038110474
alpha (not beta)0.035613441
blissful (not haunted)0.035510337
juvenile (not mature)0.035510278
emotional (not logical)0.03513848
rebellious (not obedient)0.030813613
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.025813472
poisonous (not nurturing)0.020613462
sarcastic (not genuine)0.020310530
indulgent (not sober)0.019713441
intimate (not formal)0.016213633
feisty (not gracious)0.01613451
lenient (not strict)0.010513831
traitorous (not loyal)0.010413886
chaotic (not orderly)0.009713637
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.009713363
deranged (not reasonable)0.005213642
angelic (not demonic)0.003713462
sheriff (not outlaw)0.003313418
disarming (not creepy)0.002113497
creative (not conventional)0.001813929
dunce (not genius)0.001113629

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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