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The Good Wife

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


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

Notability Name
89.3Diane Lockhart
88.0Alicia Florrick
82.1Kalinda Sharma
79.9Will Gardner
64.2Cary Agos
38.2Grace Florrick

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 Good Wife?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 2
2 It's bad 6
3 It's okay 178
4 It's good 714
5 It's my favorite 129

This gives it an average score of 3.93 / 5. Making it 213th 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
mature (not juvenile)0.126424
genuine (not sarcastic)0.124470
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.095927
indulgent (not sober)0.084954
high-tech (not low-tech)0.08467
nurturing (not poisonous)0.079959
disarming (not creepy)0.079945
orderly (not chaotic)0.079988
nerd (not jock)0.078962
angelic (not demonic)0.078960
haunted (not blissful)0.071434
lavish (not frugal)0.068946
reasonable (not deranged)0.065967
bossy (not meek)0.057964
feminine (not masculine)0.051018
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.05966
genius (not dunce)0.049980
tame (not wild)0.049441
loyal (not traitorous)0.0481016
fresh (not stinky)0.048959
stylish (not slovenly)0.047991
social (not reclusive)0.042967
intimate (not formal)0.04989
mainstream (not arcane)0.039952
conventional (not creative)0.0371015
altruistic (not selfish)0.036963
scientific (not artistic)0.035492
deep (not shallow)0.033993
obedient (not rebellious)0.033994
charming (not awkward)0.0311015
sheriff (not outlaw)0.031958
strict (not lenient)0.026988
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0191015
gracious (not feisty)0.019960
emotional (not logical)0.0151015
alpha (not beta)0.01942


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