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Seinfeld

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
74.0Elaine Benes
69.6Jerry Seinfeld
64.7Cosmo Kramer
48.2George Costanza
38.3Helen Seinfeld
26.9Morty Seinfeld

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 6
2 It's bad 30
3 It's okay 433
4 It's good 1292
5 It's my favorite 300

This gives it an average score of 3.9 / 5. Making it 232nd 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
masculine (not feminine)0.0932047
logical (not emotional)0.0912035
genius (not dunce)0.0822015
strict (not lenient)0.0742018
skeptical (not spiritual)0.072031
charming (not awkward)0.0662044
reasonable (not deranged)0.0631983
arcane (not mainstream)0.0611935
alpha (not beta)0.0591946
orderly (not chaotic)0.0542012
gracious (not feisty)0.0521974
angelic (not demonic)0.0511953
deep (not shallow)0.0412008
sheriff (not outlaw)0.031962
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.031894
disarming (not creepy)0.0281918
blissful (not haunted)0.0261547
social (not reclusive)0.0261980
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0231571
lavish (not frugal)0.0231942
nurturing (not poisonous)0.0191964
intimate (not formal)0.0161989
indulgent (not sober)0.0131961
artistic (not scientific)0.0121627
nerd (not jock)0.0121984
tame (not wild)0.0111567
stylish (not slovenly)0.011993
mature (not juvenile)0.011556
traitorous (not loyal)0.012040
meek (not bossy)0.011980
fresh (not stinky)0.0091974
creative (not conventional)0.0092046
rebellious (not obedient)0.0082004
sarcastic (not genuine)0.0021587
selfish (not altruistic)0.0021969
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0011977

Notes

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