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This Is Us

The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of This Is Us.


The dataset has 10 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
93.9Jack Pearson
88.0Rebecca Pearson
86.2Randall Pearson
81.4William H. 'Shakespeare' Hill
79.5Beth Pearson
78.1Kate Pearson
74.0Kevin Pearson
71.5Toby Damon
39.8Miguel Rivas

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.


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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 2
2 It's bad 14
3 It's okay 339
4 It's good 1369
5 It's my favorite 520

This gives it an average score of 4.07 / 5. Making it 109th 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)0.1542140
blissful (not haunted)0.1411694
angelic (not demonic)0.1122135
spiritual (not skeptical)0.1082198
loyal (not traitorous)0.1072211
sheriff (not outlaw)0.1052092
feminine (not masculine)0.1022229
gracious (not feisty)0.0962142
altruistic (not selfish)0.0952146
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0941759
deep (not shallow)0.0762184
intimate (not formal)0.0762147
emotional (not logical)0.0732205
disarming (not creepy)0.0722076
reasonable (not deranged)0.072160
mainstream (not arcane)0.072074
orderly (not chaotic)0.0662188
nerd (not jock)0.0612161
fresh (not stinky)0.0552144
social (not reclusive)0.0542157
obedient (not rebellious)0.0452171
artistic (not scientific)0.0451798
mature (not juvenile)0.0341716
bossy (not meek)0.0312171
genius (not dunce)0.032178
charming (not awkward)0.0292222
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0291979
conventional (not creative)0.0292226
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0271717
alpha (not beta)0.0212092
strict (not lenient)0.0192184
sober (not indulgent)0.0182106
tame (not wild)0.011751
lavish (not frugal)0.0042061
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0042156
slovenly (not stylish)0.0022149


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