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The Big Sick

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


The dataset has 2 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
76.1Emily Gardner
61.0Kumail Nanjiani

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 The Big Sick?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 1
2 It's bad 9
3 It's okay 145
4 It's good 575
5 It's my favorite 45

This gives it an average score of 3.84 / 5. Making it 226th 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 3.88
Female 3.83

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
nurturing (not poisonous)0.2327863
nerd (not jock)0.157871
deep (not shallow)0.1355871
disarming (not creepy)0.1207865
loyal (not traitorous)0.1202867
genius (not dunce)0.1101866
altruistic (not selfish)0.1095864
gracious (not feisty)0.1074866
reasonable (not deranged)0.0913871
tame (not wild)0.0856869
angelic (not demonic)0.0791865
lenient (not strict)0.078871
intimate (not formal)0.0689865
genuine (not sarcastic)0.068866
obedient (not rebellious)0.0629865
mature (not juvenile)0.0582872
frugal (not lavish)0.0528867
beta (not alpha)0.0523863
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.046864
emotional (not logical)0.0454868
creative (not conventional)0.0438870
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0412864
meek (not bossy)0.0394873
social (not reclusive)0.0369866
stinky (not fresh)0.0283866
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0276865
blissful (not haunted)0.0237866
indulgent (not sober)0.0193861
arcane (not mainstream)0.0189864
artistic (not scientific)0.0189871
stylish (not slovenly)0.0152865
orderly (not chaotic)0.0097866
sheriff (not outlaw)0.009861
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.008866
awkward (not charming)0.0048871
masculine (not feminine)0.0028872

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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