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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.


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 0
2 It's bad 4
3 It's okay 90
4 It's good 527
5 It's my favorite 44

This gives it an average score of 3.92 / 5. Making it 222nd 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)0.146655
deep (not shallow)0.083663
emotional (not logical)0.082658
gracious (not feisty)0.079654
lenient (not strict)0.077661
disarming (not creepy)0.076642
creative (not conventional)0.073661
beta (not alpha)0.067640
nerd (not jock)0.063660
blissful (not haunted)0.061654
intimate (not formal)0.059653
genuine (not sarcastic)0.056659
artistic (not scientific)0.053663
frugal (not lavish)0.052656
angelic (not demonic)0.052647
altruistic (not selfish)0.049654
genius (not dunce)0.048655
mature (not juvenile)0.045661
social (not reclusive)0.045659
charming (not awkward)0.042662
loyal (not traitorous)0.037657
feminine (not masculine)0.033659
reasonable (not deranged)0.033660
low-tech (not high-tech)0.027650
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.027644
obedient (not rebellious)0.021658
tame (not wild)0.021661
mainstream (not arcane)0.02648
chaotic (not orderly)0.018658
meek (not bossy)0.012661
spiritual (not skeptical)0.012659
sheriff (not outlaw)0.007651
indulgent (not sober)0.007654
stylish (not slovenly)0.007658
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.005656
stinky (not fresh)0.004655


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