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Promising Young Woman

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


The dataset has 2 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
84.7Cassie Thomas
46.6Ryan Cooper

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Promising Young Woman?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 2
2 It's bad 12
3 It's okay 91
4 It's good 614
5 It's my favorite 196

This gives it an average score of 4.08 / 5. Making it 99th 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
feminine (not masculine)0.136905
artistic (not scientific)0.089904
dunce (not genius)0.076901
feisty (not gracious)0.069893
juvenile (not mature)0.058907
creative (not conventional)0.056912
beta (not alpha)0.055863
shallow (not deep)0.052907
intimate (not formal)0.052906
chaotic (not orderly)0.052907
disarming (not creepy)0.051881
deranged (not reasonable)0.049911
nerd (not jock)0.047900
blissful (not haunted)0.045895
sober (not indulgent)0.045887
high-tech (not low-tech)0.044883
lenient (not strict)0.042908
mainstream (not arcane)0.04893
emotional (not logical)0.038905
selfish (not altruistic)0.037906
fresh (not stinky)0.036904
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.035839
outlaw (not sheriff)0.032879
bossy (not meek)0.031907
social (not reclusive)0.027908
angelic (not demonic)0.022893
sarcastic (not genuine)0.022909
awkward (not charming)0.021910
poisonous (not nurturing)0.016900
spiritual (not skeptical)0.014905
traitorous (not loyal)0.013905
frugal (not lavish)0.013877
obedient (not rebellious)0.012908
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.008907
wild (not tame)0.008903
slovenly (not stylish)0.001901


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