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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.


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 0
2 It's bad 5
3 It's okay 270
4 It's good 1423
5 It's my favorite 368

This gives it an average score of 4.04 / 5. Making it 132nd 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
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0761122
sarcastic (not genuine)0.061133
nerd (not jock)0.0591935
juvenile (not mature)0.0541014
masculine (not feminine)0.0532045
altruistic (not selfish)0.0411920
fresh (not stinky)0.0391911
slovenly (not stylish)0.0391990
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0361920
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.0341847
genius (not dunce)0.0341955
reclusive (not social)0.0321927
lenient (not strict)0.0321977
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0311908
haunted (not blissful)0.0281049
reasonable (not deranged)0.0271935
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0271909
scientific (not artistic)0.0271188
gracious (not feisty)0.0251907
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0252037
lavish (not frugal)0.0241884
sober (not indulgent)0.0231910
intimate (not formal)0.0221974
awkward (not charming)0.0222054
meek (not bossy)0.021928
creative (not conventional)0.022050
disarming (not creepy)0.0191885
loyal (not traitorous)0.0182042
beta (not alpha)0.0151895
deep (not shallow)0.0131997
arcane (not mainstream)0.0111906
logical (not emotional)0.0072040
angelic (not demonic)0.0061908
orderly (not chaotic)0.0041971
rebellious (not obedient)0.0041992
tame (not wild)0.0011077


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