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The Walking Dead

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


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

Notability Name
93.2Daryl Dixon
90.2Glenn Rhee
88.9Rick Grimes
80.8Carol Peletier
67.1Carl Grimes
49.0Dale Horvath
45.5Merle Dixon
42.2Shane Walsh
30.2Lori Grimes

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 Walking Dead?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 8
2 It's bad 50
3 It's okay 1018
4 It's good 2370
5 It's my favorite 944

This gives it an average score of 3.95 / 5. Making it 199th 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
spiritual (not skeptical)0.0694254
jock (not nerd)0.0684187
sober (not indulgent)0.0654055
feminine (not masculine)0.0614344
poisonous (not nurturing)0.0424084
frugal (not lavish)0.0363904
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)0.0364169
reclusive (not social)0.0324193
bossy (not meek)0.0314224
dunce (not genius)0.034209
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.033683
sarcastic (not genuine)0.033396
feisty (not gracious)0.0294126
demonic (not angelic)0.0284135
alpha (not beta)0.0284066
shallow (not deep)0.0254240
emotional (not logical)0.0254289
artistic (not scientific)0.0223481
mainstream (not arcane)0.0213957
creepy (not disarming)0.0194042
wild (not tame)0.0183371
fresh (not stinky)0.0174149
low-tech (not high-tech)0.0163284
awkward (not charming)0.0134342
formal (not intimate)0.0124157
altruistic (not selfish)0.0114161
haunted (not blissful)0.0073206
conventional (not creative)0.0064332
rebellious (not obedient)0.0054223
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0044079
orderly (not chaotic)0.0044221
juvenile (not mature)0.0033304
stylish (not slovenly)0.0024199
reasonable (not deranged)0.0024205
traitorous (not loyal)0.0014286
strict (not lenient)0.0014253


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