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Veep

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

Characters

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

Notability Name
81.9Selina Meyer
63.4Dan Egan
60.4Amy Brookheimer
46.0Gary Walsh
26.3Mike McLintock
24.9Jonah Ryan

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 Veep?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 0
2 It's bad 0
3 It's okay 51
4 It's good 628
5 It's my favorite 214

This gives it an average score of 4.18 / 5. Making it 50th 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
angelic (not demonic)0.117850
disarming (not creepy)0.106837
obedient (not rebellious)0.079872
mature (not juvenile)0.077584
genuine (not sarcastic)0.076606
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)0.073830
nerd (not jock)0.07861
reasonable (not deranged)0.066860
sheriff (not outlaw)0.062849
stylish (not slovenly)0.061868
indulgent (not sober)0.059855
beta (not alpha)0.056842
nurturing (not poisonous)0.054849
feminine (not masculine)0.054887
orderly (not chaotic)0.05872
scientific (not artistic)0.049619
fresh (not stinky)0.045849
formal (not intimate)0.045867
emotional (not logical)0.026885
meek (not bossy)0.025850
lavish (not frugal)0.025850
social (not reclusive)0.025858
gracious (not feisty)0.022850
awkward (not charming)0.022886
genius (not dunce)0.02870
skeptical (not spiritual)0.018879
blissful (not haunted)0.017582
loyal (not traitorous)0.017886
tame (not wild)0.017589
conventional (not creative)0.016888
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.013854
arcane (not mainstream)0.01848
strict (not lenient)0.009869
high-tech (not low-tech)0.008599
altruistic (not selfish)0.005854
deep (not shallow)0.002873

Notes

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