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The Martian

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
88.9Mark Watney

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.

Rating

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

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 0
2 It's bad 1
3 It's okay 104
4 It's good 814
5 It's my favorite 139

This gives it an average score of 4.03 / 5. Making it 142nd 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
skeptical (not spiritual)0.1171035
scientific (not artistic)0.105683
slovenly (not stylish)0.0761013
stinky (not fresh)0.057984
logical (not emotional)0.0561037
mainstream (not arcane)0.055965
genuine (not sarcastic)0.054657
tame (not wild)0.052642
beta (not alpha)0.049963
orderly (not chaotic)0.0471012
masculine (not feminine)0.0431046
nerd (not jock)0.0431000
high-tech (not low-tech)0.043647
meek (not bossy)0.0421001
reclusive (not social)0.04996
frugal (not lavish)0.04959
nurturing (not poisonous)0.039981
loyal (not traitorous)0.0391036
gracious (not feisty)0.034978
deep (not shallow)0.0331018
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.028993
reasonable (not deranged)0.027996
obedient (not rebellious)0.0261016
altruistic (not selfish)0.026985
angelic (not demonic)0.025980
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.025915
strict (not lenient)0.0241013
genius (not dunce)0.0231002
sheriff (not outlaw)0.022983
indulgent (not sober)0.021978
awkward (not charming)0.0141042
intimate (not formal)0.0091005
conventional (not creative)0.0091044
creepy (not disarming)0.003959
blissful (not haunted)0.001616
mature (not juvenile)0.001619

Notes

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