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


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

Notability Name
84.0Perry Cox
81.5Christopher Turk
77.9Carla Espinosa
77.5John Michael Dorian
72.0Elliot Reid
64.7Bob Kelso

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 7
2 It's bad 8
3 It's okay 361
4 It's good 1613
5 It's my favorite 420

This gives it an average score of 4.01 / 5. Making it 103rd 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 4.08
Female 3.98

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
altruistic (not selfish)0.06382428
masculine (not feminine)0.06382574
juvenile (not mature)0.0551445
nerd (not jock)0.05062447
meek (not bossy)0.052442
slovenly (not stylish)0.0442503
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.04382427
tame (not wild)0.04381511
haunted (not blissful)0.04311486
high-tech (not low-tech)0.04181570
reasonable (not deranged)0.04052448
reclusive (not social)0.04052425
sheriff (not outlaw)0.04042425
gracious (not feisty)0.03812422
nurturing (not poisonous)0.03722420
beta (not alpha)0.03512423
sarcastic (not genuine)0.03461568
genius (not dunce)0.03432470
disarming (not creepy)0.03332431
intimate (not formal)0.02812502
skeptical (not spiritual)0.02462555
arcane (not mainstream)0.02322434
logical (not emotional)0.02232553
creative (not conventional)0.01832567
scientific (not artistic)0.01551634
loyal (not traitorous)0.01382557
awkward (not charming)0.01362568
angelic (not demonic)0.01262425
lenient (not strict)0.01252496
fresh (not stinky)0.00742423
deep (not shallow)0.00522521
obedient (not rebellious)0.00512505
sober (not indulgent)0.00452428
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.00392426
lavish (not frugal)0.00332421
orderly (not chaotic)0.00332468

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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