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Sex and the City

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
82.5Samantha Jones
78.7Carrie Bradshaw
68.2Mr. Big
67.9Miranda Hobbes
62.7Charlotte York
40.4Steve Brady

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 Sex and the City?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 8
2 It's bad 35
3 It's okay 574
4 It's good 1517
5 It's my favorite 404

This gives it an average score of 3.9 / 5. Making it 234th 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
charming (not awkward)0.1382518
social (not reclusive)0.1282452
stylish (not slovenly)0.1242459
lavish (not frugal)0.1172348
blissful (not haunted)0.1071814
fresh (not stinky)0.1012430
feminine (not masculine)0.0972515
jock (not nerd)0.0842439
orderly (not chaotic)0.0832483
alpha (not beta)0.0792406
angelic (not demonic)0.0692443
mature (not juvenile)0.0681810
bossy (not meek)0.0652455
gracious (not feisty)0.0622422
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0571877
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0562288
mainstream (not arcane)0.0552380
indulgent (not sober)0.0512410
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0482491
genius (not dunce)0.0472471
reasonable (not deranged)0.0472457
disarming (not creepy)0.0462357
intimate (not formal)0.0432446
altruistic (not selfish)0.0412438
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0311822
strict (not lenient)0.032477
wild (not tame)0.031872
obedient (not rebellious)0.0292457
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0242445
deep (not shallow)0.0212463
loyal (not traitorous)0.0182498
creative (not conventional)0.0152513
emotional (not logical)0.0132498
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0132410
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0082395
scientific (not artistic)0.0061921

Notes

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