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


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

Notability Name
85.9Ash Ketchum
68.8Professor Oak

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 21
2 It's bad 53
3 It's okay 1431
4 It's good 2918
5 It's my favorite 484

This gives it an average score of 3.77 / 5. Making it 255th 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 3.83
Female 3.74

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
nerd (not jock)0.09455453
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0755396
genuine (not sarcastic)0.07484318
high-tech (not low-tech)0.05444317
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.05055405
masculine (not feminine)0.04755654
disarming (not creepy)0.04375431
meek (not bossy)0.0415436
loyal (not traitorous)0.04095619
lenient (not strict)0.03295550
genius (not dunce)0.03145470
deep (not shallow)0.03065557
altruistic (not selfish)0.02935400
indulgent (not sober)0.02715389
reasonable (not deranged)0.02455471
mature (not juvenile)0.02184170
fresh (not stinky)0.02175400
creative (not conventional)0.02175633
intimate (not formal)0.02065509
arcane (not mainstream)0.02065423
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.01665379
angelic (not demonic)0.01545390
scientific (not artistic)0.01324447
awkward (not charming)0.01165623
orderly (not chaotic)0.01085471
blissful (not haunted)0.014197
spiritual (not skeptical)0.00865569
reclusive (not social)0.00775402
slovenly (not stylish)0.00745504
emotional (not logical)0.00675610
outlaw (not sheriff)0.00485389
obedient (not rebellious)0.00335508
gracious (not feisty)0.00265396
alpha (not beta)0.00195390
wild (not tame)0.00024253
frugal (not lavish)0.05381

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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