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The Odyssey

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

Characters

The dataset has 3 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.4Odysseus
70.7Penelope
55.3Telemachus

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 13
2 It's bad 34
3 It's okay 667
4 It's good 1054
5 It's my favorite 87

This gives it an average score of 3.63 / 5. Making it 322nd 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
arcane (not mainstream)0.1571749
genius (not dunce)0.1281815
nerd (not jock)0.1071790
masculine (not feminine)0.0931831
deep (not shallow)0.0921805
logical (not emotional)0.0721829
reclusive (not social)0.0681790
gracious (not feisty)0.0621764
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0521768
mature (not juvenile)0.05912
loyal (not traitorous)0.0491832
reasonable (not deranged)0.0481790
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0481785
creative (not conventional)0.0471841
low-tech (not high-tech)0.041930
tame (not wild)0.04933
frugal (not lavish)0.0391725
alpha (not beta)0.0361729
formal (not intimate)0.0311793
altruistic (not selfish)0.0311784
skeptical (not spiritual)0.031826
orderly (not chaotic)0.0271821
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0271685
scientific (not artistic)0.025977
charming (not awkward)0.0231835
meek (not bossy)0.0191786
indulgent (not sober)0.0181759
stinky (not fresh)0.0171778
rebellious (not obedient)0.0161789
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0151762
slovenly (not stylish)0.0141792
haunted (not blissful)0.014903
angelic (not demonic)0.0131774
strict (not lenient)0.011816
disarming (not creepy)0.0021748
genuine (not sarcastic)0.001943

Notes

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