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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.


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

Notability Name
90.0Darth Vader
88.5Princess Leia
88.0Obi-Wan Kenobi
85.6Luke Skywalker
83.5Han Solo

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 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 31
2 It's bad 63
3 It's okay 1205
4 It's good 4287
5 It's my favorite 1824

This gives it an average score of 4.05 / 5. Making it 78th 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 4.1
Female 4.03

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
nerd (not jock)0.07447848
loyal (not traitorous)0.06258066
scientific (not artistic)0.06156264
nurturing (not poisonous)0.05527801
masculine (not feminine)0.05368100
angelic (not demonic)0.057786
altruistic (not selfish)0.0497807
disarming (not creepy)0.04787860
fresh (not stinky)0.04537805
deep (not shallow)0.04537978
reasonable (not deranged)0.04337897
genius (not dunce)0.03697877
high-tech (not low-tech)0.03586114
gracious (not feisty)0.03327796
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.02987763
orderly (not chaotic)0.02877878
alpha (not beta)0.02817784
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.02177799
sheriff (not outlaw)0.01937783
mature (not juvenile)0.01385939
tame (not wild)0.01196061
intimate (not formal)0.01137924
emotional (not logical)0.0098049
arcane (not mainstream)0.0097844
stylish (not slovenly)0.00837911
creative (not conventional)0.00598053
sober (not indulgent)0.00477784
blissful (not haunted)0.00465995
genuine (not sarcastic)0.00336124
obedient (not rebellious)0.00297917
awkward (not charming)0.00238040
social (not reclusive)0.00187802
lenient (not strict)0.00137989
meek (not bossy)0.00067842
frugal (not lavish)0.00017760
spiritual (not skeptical)0.00017981

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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