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Sense and Sensibility

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


The dataset has 5 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
78.8Colonel Brandon
72.0Elinor Dashwood
66.2Marianne Dashwood
61.4Edward Ferrars
38.4John Willoughby

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Sense and Sensibility?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 4
2 It's bad 8
3 It's okay 386
4 It's good 1832
5 It's my favorite 377

This gives it an average score of 3.99 / 5. Making it 176th 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
nurturing (not poisonous)0.1232546
genuine (not sarcastic)0.1022574
angelic (not demonic)0.0932558
indulgent (not sober)0.0812546
feminine (not masculine)0.072596
lenient (not strict)0.0612577
loyal (not traitorous)0.062571
disarming (not creepy)0.0592511
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0592569
nerd (not jock)0.0582587
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0572537
altruistic (not selfish)0.0532562
gracious (not feisty)0.0482550
emotional (not logical)0.0472575
intimate (not formal)0.0442554
reasonable (not deranged)0.0442581
obedient (not rebellious)0.0352576
tame (not wild)0.0332582
genius (not dunce)0.032567
deep (not shallow)0.0292590
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0242539
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0232572
artistic (not scientific)0.0192595
arcane (not mainstream)0.0192510
charming (not awkward)0.0182593
creative (not conventional)0.0172598
orderly (not chaotic)0.0162576
beta (not alpha)0.0142465
frugal (not lavish)0.0142515
fresh (not stinky)0.0132559
meek (not bossy)0.0112579
social (not reclusive)0.0112579
mature (not juvenile)0.0112597
slovenly (not stylish)0.0092563
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.02432
blissful (not haunted)0.02525


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