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Steve Brady Personality Statistics

Steve Brady is a character from Sex and the City. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
🧢 (not 🎩)86.34221.081
family-first (not work-first)85.97616.4643
kind (not cruel)85.721315.1582
forgiving (not vengeful)84.17316.7560
first-mate (not captain)83.89515.1645
folksy (not presidential)83.14920.320
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.86516.866
scruffy (not manicured)82.310916.6611
English (not German)82.213920.112
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)82.19622.5548
good-humored (not angry)82.112817.7520
democratic (not authoritarian)82.02818.1496
beta (not alpha)82.06715.3474
🐿 (not 🦇)81.47620.071
egalitarian (not racist)81.342218.469
humble (not arrogant)80.98418.7567
warm (not cold)80.815420.0477
vulnerable (not armoured)80.64215.8479
submissive (not dominant)80.66714.7606
soft (not hard)80.48814.9526
nurturing (not poisonous)80.419819.2203
soft (not hard)80.49215.1166
modest (not flamboyant)80.311019.0615
awkward (not suspicious)80.25416.1568
pacifist (not ferocious)80.06016.0566
🤠 (not 🤑)80.010815.880
unambiguous (not mysterious)79.86519.6632
accepting (not judgemental)79.710120.4367
frugal (not lavish)79.57418.0526
leisurely (not hurried)79.05219.7568
nerd (not jock)78.828421.0603
slovenly (not stylish)78.86615.5538
straight (not queer)78.840724.1280
confidential (not gossiping)78.729419.6600
lenient (not strict)78.411217.3613
meek (not bossy)78.46415.0574
cooperative (not competitive)78.39819.4595
mild (not spicy)78.26319.3600
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)78.28823.1447
unpolished (not eloquent)78.09817.2551
trusting (not suspicious)77.29822.6606
simple (not complicated)77.23421.3474
sweet (not bitter)77.017420.6497
moderate (not extreme)76.93718.9444
funny (not humorless)76.824321.1597
respectful (not rude)76.827519.9591
short (not tall)76.712617.8542
angelic (not demonic)76.621918.3496
warm (not quarrelsome)76.613221.0560
sensitive (not thick-skinned)76.411418.0563
human (not animalistic)76.437921.1473
dorky (not cool)76.214523.093
average (not deviant)76.13821.9390
soulful (not soulless)76.046821.8153
complimentary (not insulting)76.018221.9144
honorable (not cunning)75.623022.1643
demure (not vain)75.68320.2508
messy (not neat)74.916519.1402
provincial (not cosmopolitan)74.810522.0534
poor (not rich)74.713017.1528
straightforward (not cryptic)74.724124.0509
passive (not assertive)74.46519.5475
noob (not pro)74.35117.182
unassuming (not pretentious)74.37626.0101
clumsy (not coordinated)74.313719.2522
heroic (not villainous)74.153620.9598
apprentice (not master)73.911519.9254
pronatalist (not child free)73.88822.4485
rugged (not refined)73.722820.9612
patient (not impatient)73.612325.5254
romantic (not dispassionate)73.140526.218
tame (not wild)72.814320.8562
reliable (not experimental)72.826021.325
lowbrow (not highbrow)72.77422.3547
domestic (not industrial)72.612723.3142
gatherer (not hunter)72.622921.515
stuttering (not rhythmic)72.46720.315
codependent (not independent)72.315423.7637
gendered (not androgynous)72.374925.9254
🐒 (not 🐩)72.216925.369
loyal (not traitorous)72.070026.9596
flexible (not rigid)72.011223.2507
mundane (not extraordinary)71.87522.0571
altruistic (not selfish)71.831521.7540
vegan (not cannibal)71.622827.020
penny-pincher (not overspender)71.320124.4120
emotional (not logical)71.230723.4558
open-minded (not close-minded)71.229622.7591
believable (not poorly-written)71.165723.720
relaxed (not tense)71.07426.4574
freelance (not corporate)70.939122.616
thin (not thick)70.829122.7388
repetitive (not varied)70.519923.1258
persistent (not quitter)70.499625.192
obedient (not rebellious)70.317422.0489
sleepy (not frenzied)70.21517.411
playful (not serious)70.022825.9612
lighthearted (not intense)70.013319.316
low self esteem (not narcissistic)70.014323.817
innocent (not worldly)69.813123.8558
genuine (not sarcastic)69.630927.6531
glad (not mad)69.520024.584
vanilla (not kinky)69.426223.5519
disorganized (not self-disciplined)69.317524.5512
😬 (not 😏)69.316024.583
😇 (not 😈)69.233326.480
optimistic (not pessimistic)69.228727.9482
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)69.110926.013
puny (not mighty)68.89919.9520
unprepared (not hoarder)68.811522.1461
orange (not purple)68.616326.6439
slow (not fast)68.68620.0513
civilized (not barbaric)68.556923.5534
pure (not debased)68.535222.3535
outsider (not insider)68.526423.5384
oblivious (not alert)68.517123.475
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)68.332030.383
quiet (not loud)68.128324.4527
off-key (not musical)67.924623.411
loose (not tight)67.917925.914
treasure (not trash)67.875125.8109
sensible (not ludicrous)67.742124.7544
goof-off (not studious)67.724327.397
wholesome (not salacious)67.641931.158
night owl (not morning lark)67.643931.0348
open (not guarded)67.511227.0557
real (not philosophical)67.342928.0418
intimate (not formal)67.227726.9167
🐀 (not 🐘)67.220728.0142
🐴 (not 🦄)67.134525.971
🛌 (not 🧗)67.116428.0134
insecure (not confident)66.815022.7543
juvenile (not mature)66.832223.2184
🧠 (not 💪)66.860228.192
gracious (not feisty)66.711223.5569
idealist (not realist)66.729527.8149
disarming (not creepy)66.559823.2240
reasonable (not deranged)66.443425.574
classical (not avant-garde)66.236626.3136
devout (not heathen)66.034922.6464
resigned (not resistant)65.93423.9455
shy (not bold)65.88622.8588
feminist (not sexist)65.263820.2101
🤔 (not 🤫)65.233329.877
involved (not remote)65.164326.4478
backdoor (not official)65.041026.2536
generalist (not specialist)65.09926.8120
slacker (not workaholic)64.818023.6144
stinky (not fresh)64.619421.3124
deep (not shallow)64.450626.0110
fixable (not unfixable)64.443127.313
builder (not explorer)64.232026.8570
lost (not enlightened)64.237619.69
consistent (not variable)64.245927.118
🥴 (not 🥳)64.135725.980
self-conscious (not self-assured)64.014926.1502
crafty (not scholarly)64.053727.8586
street-smart (not sheltered)64.059128.4529
liberal (not conservative)64.051928.386
spontaneous (not scheduled)63.937229.0550
hesitant (not decisive)63.816925.9516
metrosexual (not macho)63.850618.319
utilitarian (not decorative)63.754527.3147
slugabed (not go-getter)63.66223.673
no-nonsense (not dramatic)63.534027.5273
unambitious (not driven)63.25024.3491
sheeple (not conspiracist)63.111025.6369
permanent (not transient)63.139628.9243
trusting (not charming)62.726328.2549
traditional (not unorthodox)62.635526.4156
🐐 (not 🦒)62.550029.9112
awkward (not charming)62.427125.6608
🤡 (not 👽)62.425228.975
Italian (not Swedish)62.441132.912
literal (not metaphorical)62.352128.4451
nonpolitical (not political)61.928029.3504
expressive (not stoic)61.754927.2572
cheery (not sorrowful)61.634127.7597
sane (not crazy)61.639623.881
cringeworthy (not inspiring)61.435225.5158
equitable (not hypocritical)61.447728.4142
poetic (not factual)61.431126.118
open to new experinces (not uncreative)61.376827.2524
open-book (not secretive)61.226823.013
masculine (not feminine)61.164023.2620
proper (not scandalous)61.047125.1517
works hard (not plays hard)60.871525.9555
stable (not moody)60.723427.2562
subjective (not objective)60.532426.7117
artistic (not scientific)60.245327.5510
focused on the present (not focused on the future)60.239528.4495
communal (not individualist)60.026428.2149
vague (not precise)59.921226.0331
chaotic (not orderly)59.846927.1551
subdued (not exuberant)59.730220.415
weird (not normal)59.661625.1633
down2earth (not head@clouds)59.654132.6551
irrelevant (not important)59.511029.2135
🧐 (not 😎)59.541932.587
drop out (not valedictorian)59.133630.975
whippersnapper (not sage)59.142625.77
methodical (not astonishing)58.962626.5473
introvert (not extrovert)58.934929.0526
disreputable (not prestigious)58.931621.9488
patriotic (not unpatriotic)58.980323.255
healthy (not sickly)58.883825.2502
introspective (not not introspective)58.768125.5113
Roman (not Greek)58.738331.410
happy (not sad)58.633427.7487
🤖 (not 👻)58.641530.858
existentialist (not nihilist)58.561226.1102
statist (not anarchist)58.550127.7120
🤺 (not 🏌)58.583632.085
young (not old)58.069320.2497
melee (not ranged)58.030022.48
careful (not brave)57.728926.6600
rough (not smooth)57.746126.4464
dunce (not genius)57.626721.5609
punk rock (not preppy)57.642530.019
joyful (not miserable)57.538527.078
whimsical (not rational)57.240828.0501
tiresome (not interesting)57.220626.2518
💝 (not 💔)57.252833.4144
claustrophobic (not spelunker)57.227627.516
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)57.161732.181
curious (not apathetic)57.085128.0528
chatty (not reserved)57.056929.2585
urban (not rural)57.079530.4136
attractive (not repulsive)56.989524.0588
politically correct (not edgy)56.940825.6494
sheriff (not outlaw)56.953927.0506
slow-talking (not fast-talking)56.532127.122
dry (not moist)56.550131.010
foolish (not wise)56.444423.5588
well behaved (not mischievous)56.245127.6533
competent (not incompetent)56.296326.8507
monochrome (not multicolored)56.251030.9131
wavering (not resolute)56.221629.174
socialist (not libertarian)56.120129.0435
low-tech (not high-tech)56.156729.6454
playful (not shy)56.085729.7606
bookish (not sporty)56.072432.7527
practical (not imaginative)56.072730.6465
chill (not offended)55.939530.517
unlucky (not fortunate)55.854625.3566
punchable (not loveable)55.838933.012
enslaved (not emancipated)55.724425.1449
skeptical (not spiritual)55.686527.9506
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)55.653331.886
blacksmith (not tailor)55.639532.116
instinctual (not reasoned)55.563729.1553
historical (not modern)55.547526.4372
😀 (not 😭)55.551431.4102
traumatized (not flourishing)55.377230.418
knowledgeable (not ignorant)55.388422.915
👟 (not 🥾)55.057635.392
French (not Russian)54.972032.716
chortling (not giggling)54.677630.219
spontaneous (not deliberate)54.538930.4531
private (not gregarious)54.574129.3513
neurotypical (not autistic)54.5103926.6497
basic (not hipster)54.576429.7552
🥰 (not 🙃)54.558834.2146
🐷 (not 🐮)54.436629.7111
scrub (not legit)54.423228.7112
aloof (not obsessed)54.324126.4512
roundabout (not direct)54.328628.7493
high IQ (not low IQ)54.3104023.4529
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)54.360630.5126
impartial (not biased)54.218527.0412
compersive (not jealous)54.154927.2445
atheist (not theist)54.171228.3115
😊 (not 🤣)54.173132.895
overprepared (not efficient)54.119319.910
trolling (not triggered)54.134227.314
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)54.044828.7425
privileged (not oppressed)53.983927.216
serious (not bold)53.850427.0533
tactful (not indiscreet)53.781329.376
🌟 (not 💩)53.794129.680
conventional (not creative)53.651329.8553
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.636528.5336
regular (not zany)53.645531.193
perceptive (not unobservant)53.5103329.410
lustful (not chaste)53.469525.2561
flimsy (not sturdy)53.433228.912
theoretical (not empirical)53.334528.9420
tasteful (not lewd)53.282325.2561
hedonist (not monastic)53.169425.561
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)53.036631.577
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)53.045526.721
luddite (not technophile)52.863328.6449
eastern (not western)52.824034.9123
reclusive (not social)52.752028.7132
slothful (not active)52.616926.4446
minimalist (not pack rat)52.567929.973
literary (not mathematical)52.477228.3476
resourceful (not helpless)52.4108126.7154
intellectual (not physical)52.281832.6599
😜 (not 🤐)52.260331.961
self-improving (not self-destructive)52.155028.717
📈 (not 📉)51.991231.179
diligent (not lazy)51.8113025.2547
sober (not indulgent)51.857727.8520
arcane (not mainstream)51.774229.9483
linear (not circular)51.663736.211
concrete (not abstract)51.376830.968
impulsive (not cautious)51.265228.8551
charismatic (not uninspiring)51.2104830.2534
🧕 (not 💃)51.043828.1123
ugly (not beautiful)50.926225.9147
geriatric (not vibrant)50.136432.515
gloomy (not sunny)50.774131.217
anxious (not calm)50.678929.7552
bright (not depressed)50.571026.0500

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Steve Brady based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. George O'Malley (0.741)
  2. Pete Martell (0.733)
  3. Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes (0.729)
  4. Alfredo Linguini (0.724)
  5. Landry Clarke (0.719)
  1. The Queen (-0.69)
  2. Azula (-0.67)
  3. Catherine Martell (-0.669)
  4. Regina George (-0.658)
  5. Cersei Lannister (-0.654)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.38)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.36)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.3)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.3)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.1)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.09)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.07)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.02)
  9. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.0)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = -0.14)
  11. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = -0.15)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = -0.16)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.19)
  14. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.21)
  15. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.22)
  16. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.23)
  17. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = -0.25)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.26)
  19. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.31)
  20. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.34)
  21. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.34)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.4)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.41)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.43)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.43)

Notes

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